Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Kisses Maria @ She Loves Biscotti

You don't have to be a chocolatier to make these Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Kisses (aka baci). Fun to make and a pleasure to eat-treat yourself and your loved ones.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chocolate kisses, DIY homemade chocolates, homemade baci, Italian kisses
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 14 servings
Calories 116kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 50 grams milk chocolate
  • 10 grams butter
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 50 grams toasted and blanched hazelnuts chopped, toasted and blanched
  • 50 grams chocolate hazelnut spread Nutella
  • 14 whole hazelnuts blanched
  • 100 grams dark chocolate


  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Melt milk chocolate with butter in microwave or on top of double boiler.
  • Remove from heat and add cocoa powder, chopped hazelnuts, and Nutella.
  • Pour the whole mixture on the parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Place in freezer for about 15 minutes or until firm.
  • Roll into balls (about 1 inch).
  • Top each ball with one whole hazelnut.
  • Place on parchment paper and back in the freezer for about 5 minutes.
  • Melt dark chocolate in double boiler. Remove from heat.
  • Dip frozen chocolate balls in chocolate.
  • Place on parchment lined baking sheet and wait for chocolate to dry.
  • Enjoy.


You might consider using gloves when rolling the chocolate mixture into does get a little messy.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*recipe adapted lightly from Misya


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1.3mg