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  1. 1 cup 62g / 2 1/5oz All-purpose flour

  2. 1/2 teaspoon 2 1/2ml Baking powder

  3. 1/4 teaspoon 1 1/3ml Salt

  4. 1/2 Cu unsalted butter - (1 stick) - room temperature

  5. 1/3 cup 65g / 2 1/3oz Sugar

  6. 1/2 cup 118ml Finely-ground husked toasted hazelnuts - - (abt 2 oz)

  7. 1 teaspoon 5ml Vanilla extract

  8. 4 oz 113g High-quality milk chocolate - chopped

  9. 1/3 cup 48g / 1.7oz Coarsely-chopped husked toasted hazelnuts

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  1. Recipe Instructions Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 325 degrees. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl to blend. Using electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in large bowl until smooth. Beat in 1/2 cup finely ground hazelnuts and vanilla. Beat in flour mixture until just combined. Shape dough by tablespoonfuls into 3-inch-long logs. Place on prepared baking sheet, spacing 1 inch apart. Bake cookies until light golden brown around edges, about 20 minutes. Cool on baking sheet 5 minutes. Transfer to rack; cool cookies completely. Stir milk chocolate in top of double boiler over barely simmering water until melted and smooth. Remove from over water. Place 1/3 cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts in small bowl. Dip 1 end of cookie into melted chocolate, then into coarsely chopped hazelnuts. Return to rack. Repeat with remaining cookies. Let stand until chocolate is set, about 1 hour. (Cookies can be made 2 days ahead. Store in airtight container at room temperature.) This recipe yields about 20 cookies.


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