Not to be the bearer of bad news, but. . .you guys. Nutella is in trouble. The luxuriously creamy chocolate-hazelnut spread we use to make bananas and toast taste infinitely better is now going to cost us at least twice as much because of a low hazelnut crop yield in Turkey. According to Mic, Turkey supplies about 70 percent of the entire world’s hazelnut inventory. Due to bad weather, Turkey’s hazelnut crops have not produced nearly enough to satisfy our universal Nutella obsession (each jar contains 50 hazelnuts!).
Since it’s completely understandable to run to the grocery store right this minute and grab ALL the Nutella jars on the shelf (I already did, so no judgment from me), we thought it would be fun to inspire some Nutella-licious creations. Because who knows when we’ll be able to indulge like this again?
1. Nutella crescents
Recipe from: The Novice Chef
Not only are these state-of-the-art pastries, but they LOOK super impressive, right? Make these French-inspired crescents easily with pre-made pie dough, Nutella, sugar, and butter (obviously).
2. Coffee Nutella macaroons
Recipe from: Design. Bake. Run
If you’re up for a little challenge, these dainty and absolutely adorable macaroons are worth every teaspoon of sugar and time spent channeling Julia Child. The espresso intensifies the chocolate notes, so you’ll feel like you’re drinking a Nutella latte. And that’s absolutely amazing.
3. Banana and Nutella-stuffed French Toast
Recipe from: Just a Taste
Want to emulate your favorite brunch spot? This french toast recipe is super easy, super delicious, and WAY filling. Make this on a Sunday morning and spend the rest of your day digesting perfection and reading a good book.
4. Chewy Nutella brownies
Recipe from: Finding Silver Linings
You might want a tall glass of milk with one of these bad boys, because all this chocolate will make you infinitely thirsty. For more Nutella.
5. Nutella twists
Recipes from: Cannella Vita
Think of this as the chocolate crescent’s fancy cousin. Similar ingredients, different layout. Slightly softer, and reminiscent of Monkey Bread, these Nutella twists are the perfect indulgent breakfast (or lunch, or dinner, or. . just whenever).
6. Nutella peanut butter cup mousse (in a jar)
Recipe from: Mason Jar Love
Think of this as Next Level Nutella Pudding. Layered with a peanut butter crust, Nutella mousse filling, and a Cool Whip topping, I cannot find one single not-absolutely-divine aspect about this jar of awesome.
7. Nutella s’mores bars
Recipe from: Chef in Training
Just because summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean you have to toss your boxes of graham crackers and bags of marshmallows. Long live the s’more!
8. Peanut butter, Nutella, potato chip Panini
Recipe from: The Hungry Housewife
Potato chips, Nutella, peanut butter, and French bread? What is not to love? Spice up your sandwich routine with this protein-packed, sweet and savory panini. Your taste buds will thank you.
9. Nutella espresso rolls
Recipe from: Pastry Affair
These espresso-infused rolls are the ultimate cure for any sluggish morning. They’re caffeinated. They’re sweet. They’re soft and buttery and leave your fingers sticky with chocolate. Oh, and they’re slathered in Nutella.
10. Banana Nutella popsicles
Recipe from: My Whole Food Life
I don’t care what anyone says—popsicles are good ALL YEAR LONG, especially if they’re made from DIY Nutella (all you need are hazelnuts and cocoa powder).
11. Nutella Pop Tarts
Recipe from: Tablespoon
No need to buy ultra-processed Pop Tarts from the grocery store when you can just make them yourself. Hint: they taste WAY better than the boxed kind.
12. Pumpkin Nutella swirl bars
Recipe from: The Gunny Sack
Are you missing the Season of Pumpkin? Because I’m missing the Season of Pumpkin. Although we have a good month before those bright orange balls make their glorious debut at the grocery store, you can always grab a can of pumpkin and get started a little early.
13. Nutella banana smoothie
Recipe from: A Thrifty Diva
Smoothies make the perfect post-workout snack. They’re cold and wonderful and fulfilling without totally ruining your healthy-streak. You can make a smoothie that is packed with protein and potassium without feeling TOO too guilty. . .Did I mention you get to use four whopping tablespoons of Nutella?
14. Nutella ravioli
Recipe from: Cakes Cottage
If you thought ravioli was just for Chef Boyardee, then you are happily mistaken! Make some Nutella ravioli for dinner tonight, because, why not?
15. Chocolate strawberry Nutella cake
Recipe from: The Pioneer Woman
Leave it to the Pioneer Woman to school all the chocolate cakes. Not only is this cake epically delicious, it’s epically easy to make. That’s right. No boxes of cake mix. No Cool Whip. Just straight up goodness from your fridge. And from your pantry shelf filled to the brim with jars of Nutella. . .right?