Containing a fraction of the sugar found in store-bought chocolate-hazelnut spreads, our DIY take on Nutella strikes a divine balance of intensely rich, purely chocolatey, and not overly sweet. In fact, our test kitchen staff preferred this homemade Nutella over the real deal.  

Nicole McLaughlin
Recipe by Well Done

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place hazelnuts in a heavy-duty blender; process until finely ground, scraping down sides with a spatula as needed. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and process until nuts resemble wet sand.

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  • Whisk together chocolate chips, milk, oil, cocoa, vanilla, and salt in a small saucepan over medium-low, whisking until melted.

  • Add melted chocolate mixture to nut mixture in blender, and process until combined and smooth. Add sugar; process until combined and smooth. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

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