Chocolate & Hazel Nut Brownies

Chelsey has searched for the most delicious of Alison's recipes, just for you! Today's I Love Nut's recipe: Chocolate & Hazel NutBrownies. Everyone loves these! They have just the right texture and really good flavor.



¾ cup Alison’s Pantry Hazel Nuts 

½ cup canola or grapeseed oil 

1 cup brown sugar 

1 tsp vanilla essence 

2 large eggs 

½ tsp salt 

1 cup standard flour 

1 tsp baking powder 

¼ cup cocoa


- Heat oven to 180° (or 170° fanbake) with the rack just below the middle. While it heats, lightly brown the hazel nuts on a baking tray for 5-10           minutes. (Do not overcook!) When cool, place nuts in a folded, clean tea towel and rub off the skins. Line the base and sides of a baking pan           about 20cm square with baking paper.

- Combine the next five ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and beat with a fork. Sift the flour, baking powder and cocoa and stir until evenly mixed. Chop the nuts as finely as you like,   then stir them in, too.

- Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer poked into the center comes out clean. (Don’t worry if the sides rise higher than then middle).       Cool, then lift from the pan and cut into pieces of the size you like.

- Serve large pieces with vanilla ice-cream for dessert, drizzling a little hazel nut liqueur over the ice-cream if you like. OR cut in smaller bars to serve with coffee. Store in an airtight         container in a cool place, up to 5 days.

Variations: Replace hazel nuts with chopped almonds, pecans or macadamias.

Alison’s Pantry has extended its nut and dried fruit range with seven delicious new varieties, providing even more healthy and nutritious snacking options for New Zealanders.

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  • cintababy says
    Bite of Heaven :)
  • New Member says
    Mmm this looks delicious! SO trying this tonight
  • Karla B says
    The thing I love about this recipe is you just have to substitute egg replacer (all supermarkets sell it) for the eggs and it is completely vegan!
  • Mellow says
    Alison knows what she is doing, and this looks great.!
  • Georgina28 says
    What a delicious recipe! I have some leftover hazelnuts in the pantry so I may give this a whizz! Just wondering if you can use butter instead of the oil? I don't like using oil... Thanks!
  • robmondo says
    this would be great with my cookie time fix
  • busta04 says
    These look really yummy and so easy to make. Must give these a try.
  • Matthew says
    These look delicious too!
  • LINDA says
    Yummy and alisons range has changed the way I bake love the range
  • rajnita says
    Chocolate and hazelnut brownies....ready drooling, look delicious

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