Chocolate-filled Button Cookies

These delicious cookies are filled with my homemade hazelnut & chocolate spreadable cream (recipe here).

They are very easy and fun to make.

They are a nice treat for your kinds, but also for us adults during our coffee breaks!

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time20 Minutes
  • Rest time1 Hour
  • Cooking time15 Minutes
  • Servingmakes 12 button cookies
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineItalian


  • 300 gwhite spelt flour (or white flour type 0)
  • 170 glight muscovado brown sugar
  • 125 mlsunflower oil (cold pressed)
  • 100 grice flour (or cornstarch)
  • 2eggs
  • 1lemon
  • 1 pinchtable salt


  1. – sift the flour and the rice flour onto a large bowl;

    – put the sugar into a separate bowl together with the eggs, mix them quickly till the sugar melts into the eggs;

    – pour it onto the bowl with the flours, add the grated lemon zest and the pinch of salt;

    – knead well with you hands till you get a dough (try to work the ingredient as quick as you can can);

    –  wrap the dough in some cling film and keep refrigerated for at least 1 hour;

    – work the short pastry with a rolling pin to form a disc with half centimetre thickness;

    – use a round cookie cutter of 5 cm diameter to shape 24 cookies;

    – use a straw to make 4 holes on 12 cookies;

    – put a teaspoon chocolate cream on the remaining 12 flat cookies;

    – top them with the pierced cookies and press gently;

    – bake at 170 degrees for about 15 minutes or till lightly golden;

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