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Hazelnut Kisses Biscuits/ Baci Di Dama On a White Fluted Plate, Grey Linen Napkins and Espresso

Hazelnut Kisses/Baci di Dama

  • Prep Time: 80 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 90 minutes
  • Yield: 16 Biscuits 1x


Delicious with a strong coffee.

Based on a recipe from BBC Good Food.



  • 100 g Hazelnuts (skinned, roasted and ground)
  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 100 g Unsalted Butter
  • 100 g ’00’ Flour

To Finish


  1. In a bowl, add the ground hazelnuts, sugar and butter, with a hand mixer beat until the butter is creamed and fluffy.
  2. Beat in the flour to the mixture until mixed in. Then using your hands, bring the dough together to a ball. Wrap the dough in cling film and chill in the fridge for an hour.
  3. Heat the oven to 180C and line baking trays with parchment.
  4. Using a teaspoon amount of the dough, roll into balls and set on the tray 2cm apart for spreading. Continue with all the dough. Bake for 10 mins until golden, may need a couple of extra minutes if yours are a little larger. Cool completely.
  5. Using a Bain Marie, gently melt the chocolate. Spread a small amount of chocolate on half the cooled biscuit bases, with the chocolate upright. Leave for 10 minutes for the chocolate to set a bit before sandwiching with the remaining biscuits.
  6. Leave the biscuits to set completely before serving with a strong coffee.

  • Category: Biscuits, Dessert
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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