15 Sweet Hazelnut & Coffee Cream Biscuit Recipes

Without a doubt, the combination of Hazelnut and coffee is my favorite flavor of anything ever. If I’m ever treating myself to a coffee when out and about, you best believe I’m asking for an Americano with hazelnut syrup (with an extra shot of the syrup if I’m really treating myself, or I think the barista’s going to be stingy).

But sometimes this rare treat isn’t enough, and I want to find another way to bring this delicious combination to other aspects of my life.

With this in mind, I have scoured the web to find the top 15 sweetest hazelnut and coffee flavor biscuit recipes available. There are some variations and lots of different styles, so I’m sure that one of these will take your fancy if you too, like me, crave the bold sensation of coffee and hazelnut.

I’ve managed to separate these into their different varieties, as well as find some tasty vegan, and gluten-free options as well. So go ahead and check these out:


1. Hazelnut Cookies With Coffee And Chocolate

These buttery, crispy, melt-in-the-mouth cookies keep the earthy aroma of the coffee, combined with the sweetness of the hazelnut and milk chocolate. They make the perfect gift as this recipe yields a lot of cookies that can easily be divided into gift jars for the holidays, just as something special now and again.

The recipe notes to freeze the cookie dough in plastic wrap before baking them to encourage the cookies to keep their circular shape.

  • Ready In: 20 Minutes
  • Yields: 40 Cookies

2. Hazelnut Mocha Coffee And Cream Cookies

This recipe includes the coffee but lets it do its job quietly in the background. Whilst there’s no denying the coffee flavor, the mocha and hazelnut are definitely the stars of this show.

Perfect for anyone who loves the idea of coffee, but maybe doesn’t want something with an intense espresso flavor and instead can appreciate the sweet nutty aspects of this recipe instead.

Store these in an airtight container to keep them fresh.

  • Ready In: 20 Minutes
  • Yields: 18 Cookies

3. Hazelnut And Coffee Freezer Biscuits

Hazelnut And Coffee Freezer Biscuits
Source: Good Food

This is another recipe with a particularly high yield, which makes it perfect for filling the cookie jar, or even multiple jars and giving as gifts.

If you’re not wanting to let anyone else have these delicious cookies then you can keep the dough in the freezer for up to 3 months to bake whenever the mood takes you.

This recipe is also easily customizable, so you can substitute the nuts, omit the coffee, change the flavors any way you want (but really, why would you not want to stick to the original?).

  • Ready In: 30 Minutes
  • Yields: 40 Cookies

4. Chocolate Coffee Hazelnut Cookies

This recipe makes a load of great finger-sized cookie bites that you can pop into a bowl when you’re expecting company – or just to keep next to you whilst you watch a movie, or in a snack box whilst you’re at work.

However, when you decide to consume these cookie snacks you can be confident that anyone that requests a taste will be enamored with the rich coffee, and the bold nut flavor that comes from the whole hazelnut that comes on top. You can also replace the chocolate flakes for cocoa powder.

  • Ready In: 50 minutes
  • Yields: Enough for 6 people

5. Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Thumb-Print Cookies With Mocha Ganache

Our first vegan option! These deliciously indulgent thumb-print cookies will show your vegan friends that you’ve really stepped up your game when it comes to vegan-friendly baking. Or perhaps you’re looking for something you can bring with you to a party you know won’t cater to your dietary needs.

Whatever the situation, these cookies take a little longer to make than most but are more than worth the effort. Just make sure to stock up on parchment paper, because these cookies are sticky!

  • Ready In: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Yields: 24 Cookies

6. Vegan Hazelnut Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nice and simple chocolate chip cookies with a delicious combination of bold coffee, sweet chopped hazelnuts and milk chocolate chips. These three ingredients really work well together to create something just that extra bit special. The best part? Not only are these cookies vegan, they’re also gluten-free!

  • Ready In: 20 minutes
  • Yields: 28 Cookies

7. Gluten-Free Hazelnut And Coffee Cookies

Gluten-free AND butter-free? These cookies are a wonderfully chewy addition to your coffee whilst you recharge ready for the afternoon. Although the lack of butter and flour mixture might raise some eyebrows, anything that can bring this combination to a wider group of people must be a good thing.

  • Ready In: 40 Minutes
  • Yields: 10 – 14 Cookies

8. Paleo Hazelnut Cookies

Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free. You may be sat wondering what else could possibly be left to actually put in this biscuit, but you’d be surprised!

This recipe calls for hazelnut butter and hazelnut flour – which can either be homemade or storebought.

Although this recipe doesn’t specifically include any hits of coffee, you should be able to add some espresso powder without compromising the mix, or the ‘everything-free” aspect of the recipe.

  • Ready In: 25 Minutes
  • Yields: 18 cookies

9. Hazelnut Cookies

Hazelnut Cookies
Source: Ela Vegan

Another delicious vegan alternative to the hazelnut biscuit that once again you could easily add a tablespoon of espresso to in order to give the recipe a hit of caffeine. These traditional German biscuits are perfect for the holidays as tiny sweet treats.

These cookies work well with a sprinkling of powdered sugar or melted dark chocolate drizzled on top.

  • Ready In: 25 Minutes
  • Yields: 16 cookies

Sandwich Cookies

10. Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

These coffee-flavored biscuits are stuck together with a solid chocolate-hazelnut filling, making an indulgent snack, that will make a great gift, or pair wonderfully with your morning coffee.

  • Ready In: 40 Minutes
  • Yields: 36 Sandwich Cookies

11. Hazelnut Mocha Cream Biscuits

  • Ready In: 60 Minutes
  • Yields: N/A

12. Coffee And Cream Cookies With Chocolate Hazelnut Cream

This recipe swaps the flavors around from the previous recipe, going for hazelnut-flavored biscuits combined with a coffee-flavored chocolate filling. These biscuits are small and crips, more similar to shortbread than cookies.

  • Ready In: 1 Hour 7 Minutes
  • Yields: 30 Sandwich Cookies

Something a Little Different

13. Coffee, Cardamon, & Hazelnut Bars

If you’re an experienced baker, or perhaps just looking for something new and challenging, then this recipe could be a great experiment. Featured in series 10 of the Great British Bake Off, these Hazelnut bars are a delectable treat, but not for the faint of heart to try.

  • Ready In: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Yields: 12 Bars

14. Coffee Hazelnut Chifferi

A Chifferi, in case you don’t know, is a European delicacy. A light, airy cookie, shaped into a distinctive crescent shape. This recipe has been played around with by the baker for years, and she has found the perfect combination of all the flavors to give an irresistible fragrance and taste.

  • Ready In: 3 Hours (if you let the dough chill in the fridge for the recommended 2 hours)
  • Yields: 48 Cookies

15. Coffee And Hazelnut Macaroons

15. Coffee And Hazelnut Macaroons
Source: Delia Online

These crunchy little coffee and hazelnut biscuits are perfect as a side to your afternoon coffee, or with a bowl of ice cream.

This simple recipe would be perfect to try out with kids if you were so inclined, though if you do that, perhaps you’d want to lower the amount of coffee you include so they’re not bouncing off the walls. They also work quite well sandwiched together with a whipped cream filling.

  • Ready In: 30 Minutes
  • Yields: ~30 Macaroons

16. Vegan Hazelnut & Coffee Biscotti

What could be better than a crunchy, flavorful hit of biscotti to complement a cup of coffee after a meal? I don’t think anything comes close to how indulgent a biscuit like this can feel. Add to that the fact that it’s vegan, and that it’s homemade, and you have a fantastic little treat with this recipe.

  • Ready In: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
  • Yields: 24

Final Thoughts

Whichever recipe you decide to try out, you can’t go wrong with a combination like hazelnut and coffee. And also chocolate, like the majority of these recipes point out as a fantastic addition to this flavor profile.

Good luck with whatever you decide to go out and bake, and don’t forget that if something doesn’t work for you, you can just experiment with the ingredients and find something that’s perfect just for you.

Like Bob Ross says, there are no mistakes, just happy little accidents – and I believe this counts when cooking too.

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Kathryn Sewell

Hi! I'm Kate and I have been baking and cooking for as long as I can remember. I like to share the most interesting tips and recipes I try here on What Kate Baked for you to enjoy. If you have a favorite recipe you'd like to share send it over on social.

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