Nutella Blondies

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Soft and chewy Nutella blondies are made with a buttery cookie base and topped off with ribbons of rich Nutella swirls! These cookie bars are so easy to make, and everyone who tries them is going to want the recipe!

Nutella Blondies stacked on top of one another with a jar of Nutella in background.

Hi everyone! Sam here from Sugar Spun Run with another sweet recipe to share! Today I brought Nutella Blondies!

I’m not sure how it is in your house, but an open jar of Nutella in my pantry is bad news. No matter how much self control I think I have, I inevitably find myself with a spoon in hand standing over an empty jar, wondering how I got to this point in life. Again.

So when my local grocery store had a sale a few weeks ago and I stocked up on five jars of Nutella, I knew that some emergency baking was in order so that I could use it up as quickly as possible. I spent a few jars perfecting my Nutella Cookies and then moved on to making these delicious Nutella Blondies.

Nutella blondies being sliced in a pan.

Nutella blondies start off with a simple (just one-bowl required!) buttery cookie/blondie base

I adapted the blondie base from my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, and if you’d like to take the chocolate flavor up a notch you can drop a handful of milk chocolate or semisweet chips into the batter (I’d do no more than ¾ cup in order to not overwhelm the Nutella flavor… these are Nutella blondies, after all).

Once the batter is prepared, simply drop the Nutella by heaping spoonfuls over the batter and use a butterknife to swirl the chocolate/hazelnut spread through the blondie batter.

A Nutella Blondie square.


How to Make Nutella Blondies

Nutella Blondies

5 from 4 votes
Soft, buttery Nutella blondies made with a chewy cookie base and plenty of rich Nutella swirls! These are easy to make and everyone loves them!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings: 24 squares


  • 1 cup butter melted and then cooled for at least 5 minutes
  • 1 cup light brown sugar tightly packed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk room temperature preferred
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 /2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Nutella


  • Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a 9x13 baking pan by lining with parchment paper.
  • Combine melted (cooled) butter and sugars in a large bowl, stir well.
  • Add eggs, and egg yolk one at a time, stirring well after each addition.
  • Stir in vanilla extract.
  • In a separate, medium-sized bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt.
  • Gradually stir dry ingredients into wet until completely combined.
  • Spread batter evenly into prepared pan and then drop your Nutella by spoonfuls over the batter. Use a butterknife to swirl the Nutella through the batter.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake on 350F for 25 minutes or until edges just begin to turn golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool before slicing and serving. Enjoy!


Serves: 24

Calories142kcal (7%)Carbohydrates29g (10%)Protein2g (4%)Fat2g (3%)Saturated Fat2g (10%)Sodium103mg (4%)Potassium68mg (2%)Fiber1g (4%)Sugar19g (21%)Calcium24mg (2%)Iron1mg (6%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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Samantha Merritt

Sam is the baker behind the website Sugar Spun Run, where she shares sweet, simple, and from-scratch dessert recipes (usually of the chocolate variety!). She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and their two dogs, Penny and Leia.

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  1. 5 stars
    What type of salt do you use for these? Kosher? I used table salt and they were delicious but I wanna be sure!

  2. 5 stars
    This recipe is amazing but I stuffed to swirl the Nutella it ended up in blobs, do you have any tips?

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