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Chocolate Panini

Photo: Kate Sears; Gerri Williams
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield

Serves 4

Warm your heart with warm melted chocolate sandwiched between buttery bread. Sprinkle with powdered sugar for a sweeter flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 pieces of thinly sliced white sandwich bread
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 448
  • fat 25 g
  • satfat 11 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 54 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 17 mg
  • sodium 262 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spread butter on one side of each bread slice. Lay slices on a piece of waxed paper, butter side down. Spread 1 heaping tablespoonful of Nutella over four slices. Sprinkle chocolate over, leaving a 1/4-inch border. Cover with remaining bread, butter side up.

  2. Warm a griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, place panini on griddle and cook, pressing down with a spatula, until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Turn and cook on the other side until golden, about 2 minutes. Cool slightly and use a sharp cutter to form heart shapes, or cut diagonally into triangles. Repeat with remaining panini.