If a recipe calls for nuts replace them with hazelnuts. Add them to your already favorite family cookie, cake, muffin and candy recipes. Add to banana cake, carrot or oatmeal cakes, fresh apple cake, fruitcake, brownies, muffins, coffee cakes, cranberry-orange bread, zucchini or pumpkin bread, bread machine recipes, home made granola, white chocolate or milk chocolate cookies, butter cookies, Russian tea cakes, English toffee or biscotti. Try hazelnut brittle; (peanuts replaced with hazelnuts). Divinity or Caramels. Fudge or most any chocolate recipe marries well with roasted hazelnuts. During the holidays dazzle family and co-workers with your favorite truffle recipe and add a roasted or chopped hazelnut in the center along with Nutella spread for the filling. What? You haven’t had or heard of nutella! Oh my, it’s so good that you may find yourself eating it by the spoonfuls out of the jar! Nutella can be found next to the peanut butter and jam aisle in your grocery store. It’s a chocolate hazelnut spread. It’s also good used as an icing to dress up brownies. Ok enough talk about the 5th food group! Moving on to maindishes and salads.
Add hazelnuts to your ramen salad inplace of or in addition to the sunflower seeds. For a refreshing change try a tossed green salad with dried cranberries, mandarin oranges, onion, feta or blue cheese and roasted hazelnuts with a purchased raspberry vinaigrette dressing. Sprinkle nuts on top of casseroles for an added crunch and nutty flavor. For the topping of your favorite holiday green bean casserole substitute hazelnuts for the dried onion. Your finer restaurants are coating fish and chicken in finely chopped hazelnuts. How about your families fruit salad recipes. Add hazelnuts to ambrosia, Waldorf, or Pestachio pudding and pineapple salad. And don’t forget to save back some nuts for the Chex party mix recipe. In a nutshell our family loves hazelnuts and we think yours will too! Thank-you for purchasing our product. And we look forward to seeing you again.