Pico Party Recipes - Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

Are you a Nutella lover? Well I love it and I'm not ashamed to say so! These Nutella cookies are a lovely addition to any party and don't take long at all! Get the little one involved and you'll be sure to have a fun time...

Ingredients
150g butter
150g caster sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 large egg
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
80g of Nutella
300g plain flour

Equipment
Baking paper
Baking tray

Instructions
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STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 180 and line the baking tray with baking paper.
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STEP 2
Place the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and cream together for 5 minutes on a medium setting.
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STEP 3
Place the eggs and the vanilla extract into the bowl and mix for a further two minutes.
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STEP 4
Mix together the flour, salt and baking powder all in a separate bowl and place into the mixture. Mix for a further two minutes on a low setting.
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STEP 5
Scoop a large teaspoon of mixture onto the baking tray and repeat for all the mixture. Once all the mixture is laid out, press your thumb into the centre of each circular piece to make a small well.
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STEP 6
Place into the oven for 12 minutes. Once the cookies are done place half a teaspoon of Nutella mixture into the well of each cookie.
These thumbprint cookies go perfectly with any of our beautiful ranges.