No Bake Hazelnut Chocolate Squares



Do you like gourmet chocolate and nut sweets?

Then try this no bake hazelnut chocolate squares recipe. This no bake chocolate cookie recipe will have your friends coming back for seconds, maybe thirds.

If you have not made too many no bake cookie recipes then I would recommend to add them to your bag of tricks, er sweets. No bake cookies are easy to make and VERY addictive. Surprise dinner guests with this tasty chocolate and nut recipe.

These chocolate squares make good candy gifts too. Pack them in cooke tins , or cellophane bags then tie them off with ribbons or decorative twist ties. Choose a nice handmade greeting card or gift tag. Write out a cute, humorous or any creative gift message . Or maybe you should make yourself a batch. Eh, you can make yourself a gift, right?

No Bake Hazelnut Chocolate Squares

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole hazelnuts
  • 2/3 butter (cut up)
  • 5 oz semi-sweet chocolate (coarsely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F to toast the hazelnuts.
  2. Line an 8-inch baking pan with wax paper. Allow ends to hang over edge for something to grab onto. Spray with cooking oil to lubricate.
  3. Place nuts on a medium or large baking sheet. Toast for about 7 minutes. Do NOTover bake or they could burn. Remove from oven and place in largecotton kitchen towel. Fold over towel and lightly rubit together to remove inner skins. Pick up the nuts and chop coarsely.
  4. Melt the butter and chocolate with the salt in a double boiler over lightlysimmering water.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the graham cracker crumbs and chopped hazelnuts and mix until well blended.
  6. Press the mixture into the prepared pan, covering the entire bottomin an even layer.
  7. Refrigerate for about 1 hour until sets (mixture hardens).
  8. Grab each end of the wax paper that sticks out over the edge of the pan and lifthardened mixture out of pan.
  9. Peel off wax paper and place mixture on a cutting board. Cut with sharp, chef's knifeinto squares.


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