Triple Chocolate Nutella Tailgating Cookies

Family, Food & Football – that’s what it’s all about in fall, am I right?!

While some people like the wings and the nachos, our family we head right to the sweet treats.  And the more chocolate the better.  I’m so glad that I’m part of the eMeals blogger network (and because of that, I get some free menu plans to help me feed my family – and if you click any of the links to sign up … I’ll earn a bit of cash, so thanks) even before I became a part of it, it was my go to place to find the best recipes that are going to get inhaled quickly around here.

What if you gave a tailgate party and the food was as big a hit as the quarterback’s game-winning Hail Mary pass? Now you can – with a crowd-pleasing, wings-and-things tailgating menu from online meal planning service eMeals that feeds up to 12 people. Easy-cook recipes are provided as a free bonus to new subscribers who sign up for any eMeals menu plan through October 2. Just add drinks, wear your home team’s jersey, and get ready to party!

eMeals’ tailgating spread includes five game-time dishes that can be assembled in a snap: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders, Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip, Jalapeno Poppers, Easy Blue Cheese Chicken Wings, and Marinated Chicken, Onion and Mushroom Kabobs. Dessert is a just-as-fast six-ingredient Chocolate Toffee Peanut Butter Krispy Treat concoction that is cut into bars for easy eating.

The following recipe is from the eMeals blog, and it’s one of our favorites, and when you add some seasonal chocolate chips – they’re perfect for game day!

Triple Chocolate Nutella Cookies

  • 1¼ cups flour
  • ⅔ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup chocolate hazelnut spread, such as Nutella®
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • ½ cup milk and/or white chocolate chips
  • Parchment paper
  1. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt, and set aside.
  2. Combine butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy.
  3. Add chocolate hazelnut spread and vanilla; mix until combined.
  4. Add half of flour mixture, then milk, and remaining flour mixture, stirring well between additions.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Refrigerate dough at least 20 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 325°F. Using a tablespoon measure, scoop dough onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes, or until set but still soft.
  9. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes; transfer to wire racks and cool completely.

What’s your family’s favorite tailgating food?


  1. Those look amazingly good!

  2. Yum! Nutella cookies! I bet these are incredible.

  3. These look delish. I have to try to make these for the family and not eat them all myself. lol.

  4. vickie couturier says

    that sounds so good,ive been wanting to try nutella

  5. Maralea says

    I love Nutella! Can't wait to make these!

  6. You had me at Nutella and I have been searching for yummy recipes to try that include one of my favorite treats!

  7. Nutella is such a staple at our house. I think my boys would totally love me if I made them these cookies.

  8. Oh my! These look deliciously good! I want one, like now.

  9. I have a weakness for extra chocolatey cookies and how dare you add additional Nutella temptation?

  10. Oh Nutella in cookies – yumm!!

  11. Oh my yum! You can never go wrong with nutella but triple chocolate nutella….amazing.

  12. Nutella really does make everything amazing!

  13. Nutella makes everything taste sooo much better! These look yummy.

  14. Yum, plenty of chocolate… just the way I like em 😀

  15. Dang, Girl! Those look fantastic. Why did you have to go and post them while I am on the last day of my diet? 😉 I so want to cheat RIGHT NOW!

  16. You had me at Nutella!! These look delicious.

  17. I'm addicted to Nutella. These look so rich and delicious!

  18. Seriously?! I *need* these right now!

  19. Oooh how I wish I could eat nutella! These look so good I may try making them for some family members for the holiday 🙂

  20. You had me at Nutella!

  21. I have never had Nutella before, but these look incredible!

  22. I really need to get on the Nutella bandwagon – these look delish.

  23. These look and sound amazing! I really want to make these this weekend but I may skip the chocolate chips and add in some chopped hazelnuts.

  24. Yeah, I'll eat anything with Nutella in it!

  25. Ooh those sound delicious!

  26. Mmm these look good!

  27. Those look so chocolatey and delicious. Yum!

  28. I need to try this! They look delish.

  29. These look really good. Since my youngest son loves Nutella he'd probably go crazy over these. Thanks for sharing.

  30. Tammy, my stomach just grumbled!!! The cookies look delicious.

  31. Definitely family, food, and football. The cookies look yummy!

  32. These look delicious! I've never tried baking with Nutella but this might be my first recipe!

  33. Oh yes! These look like chocolate heaven.

  34. Very cool, we love to cook with nutella!

  35. Oh My! That's the kind of cookie that often never even makes it into the oven at my house… yes, I confess, I am a cookie dough eater (don't judge me). 🙂

  36. I'm sending my address, I'd love to have some. Delicious.

  37. chocolate and nutella. No way to go wrong with these!!

  38. You had me at triple chocolate. Yum!

  39. Those look so good! My oldest would love these I bet, he is a Nutella fan

  40. Those cookies look mouthwatering! THanks for sharing the recipe!

  41. We don't eat Nutella (no one likes it – I know, weird!) – but those cookies look delicious!

  42. Yummy! I love chocolate & Nutella, will have to give these a try.

  43. I've never tailgated in my life, and it's doubtful I will, however, those cookies look amazing. My daughter adores Nutella and would gobble those cookie up in no time.

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