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Salted Nutella Shortbread Bars

This baking season, surprise your family and friends with these simple and delicious Salted Nutella Shortbread Bars! The bars are warm & buttery and the lightly salted nutella tops them off perfectly!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dessert recipe, easy dessert recipe few ingredients, nutella dessert, short bread, short bread recipe, shortbread recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 175kcal
Author Jenny


  • Oven


  • 2 sticks butter unsalted and softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar packed
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup Nutella
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line an 8×8 inch baking dish with parchment paper or foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Place softened butter, sugar and brown sugar into a stand mixer, beating until creamy. Add flour and salt beating until dough forms. Transfer dough to prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until baked through. Let cool for 20 minutes then remove bars from pan. Spread with Nutella and sprinkle with salt if desired. Cut into squares and serve.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg