Nutella Brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 brownies


For the brownies:

  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped hazelnuts

For the frosting:

  • 1/4 cup 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup Nutella
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line an 8x8-inch pan with parchment paper or spray with nonstick spray.
  2. Melt the butter and semisweet chocolate together in a small saucepan, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Whisk in sugar and eggs. Add flour, cocoa powder, and salt and whisk until just combined. Stir in chopped hazelnuts.
  3. Pour into the prepared pan. Bake 30 - 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting.
  4. To make the frosting, beat together softened butter, nutella, and milk. Spread over cooled brownies. Sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts.