Nutella Filled Hazelnut Cookies

Recipe from Amandeleine
110g butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
7/8 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup ground hazelnuts 
1/4 cup powdered sugar (vanilla bean dusting sugar)
Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C.
Using an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
Beat in vanilla.
Blend in flour and ground hazelnuts until combined.
Scoop 1/2 tablespoon of dough and flatten it into thin discs.
Scoop  1/2 teaspoon of nutella and, with the help of another spoon, place it into the center of one of the discs.
Do your best the keep the nutella in one small area.
Form the disc into a cup shape around the mound of nutella.
Top the cup shape with the other disc, gently pressing the edge of the other disc around the cup form to seal it shut.
Lightly roll the whole mass in the palms of your hands to smooth it out into a ball. 
Spacing cookies approx. an inch and a half apart on a cookie sheet, bake them in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until the cookies are set, but not browned.
Meanwhile, place 1/4 cup of powdered sugar on a dish.
Let baked cookies cool on cookie sheet.
When the cookies are no longer hot to the touch but still warm (around 10 minutes) take each cookie and roll it around in the powdered sugar until coated.
Finish cooling cookie on a cooling rack.
Makes 14 cookies
Will SHE make it again?
YES. with more nutella per cookie 😀

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