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This melt in your mouth hazelnut Madeleines recipe is made with brown butter and ground hazelnuts for an amazing taste. The perfect delicate French cookie.

Hazelnut Madeleines

This melt in your mouth hazelnut Madeleines recipe is made with brown butter and ground hazelnuts for an amazing taste. The perfect delicate French cookie

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 211 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

  • 1 Stick Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup Hazelnuts toasted and peeled
  • 3/5 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Coffee Mate Hazelnut Flavor*
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • Pinch of Salt

Topping (optional)

  • 1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chunks or chips
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Hazelnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Grease a Madeleine Pan. Set aside

  3. Grind the hazelnuts in a food processor until fine 

  4. Place butter in a pan over medium-low heat. Melt butter and whirl the pan occasionally

  5. When butter turns brown and develops a nutty aroma, remove from heat and strain. Cool for 5 minutes

  6. In a bowl mix the all purpose flour, the ground hazelnuts and the salt

  7. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, and coffee mate. Add the butter, mix, and finally add the flour mixture slowly until combined

  8. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours. This step is optional but gives the cookie more flavor. 

  9. Use a piping bag or a spoon to fill each crevice of the Madeleine pan. Do not overfill 

  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until firm, but soft to the touch

  11. Remove from the oven and place on a cookie rack to cool

  12. For topping

  13. Melt the chocolate and place in a bowl. Place the hazelnut chunks in another bowl. Dip each cookie in the chocolate and then in the hazelnut chunks. Let the chocolate harden on a cookie rack

  14. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

*You can substitute for 1 Tablespoon of Frangelico, or 1 Tablespoon of pure vanilla extract

To toast and peel hazelnuts:  Bake raw hazelnuts on a preheated oven to 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until hazelnuts becomes aromatic and skin begins to break.Remove from oven and place the hazelnuts inside a kitchen towel. Rub the hazelnuts together to remove the skin off them

Nutrition Facts
Hazelnut Madeleines
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 24mg1%
Potassium 120mg3%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.