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Homemade Nutella Recipe

Only two ingredients and 5 minutes are needed to make this creamy and chocolatey Homemade Nutella recipe. This chocolate hazelnut spread tastes so much better than the store-bought kind and has quite a bit less sugar, too. You'll even learn a few substitutions to make an alternative version that is healthier, Paleo and dairy-free.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 122 kcal
London Brazil


  • 3 cups roasted hazelnuts coarsely chopped
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips semi-sweet or dark*
  • ¼ tsp. salt optional


  1. Melt chocolate chips in microwave, stirring every 20-30 seconds to prevent burning. Or, use a double boiler technique to melt chocolate chips on the stovetop.
  2. Add chopped hazelnuts, melted chocolate chips, and salt to a large high-speed blender, such as a Nutribullet, or a food processor.
  3. Pulse to begin incorporating the ingredients and then turn on medium-low speed.
  4. Blend or process for 2-3 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl every 20-30 seconds.

Recipe Notes

  • You can also substitute the chocolate chips for ⅓ cup regular cocoa powder, ⅓ cup pure maple syrup, and ¼ cup melted coconut oil. Whisk ingredients until well combined before adding in with the hazelnuts.
  • This recipe makes roughly 1-½ cups of Nutella, or 24 tablespoons.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Nutella Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 24mg1%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 16IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.