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When you’re searching for the perfect last-minute gift to show your mom and any of the other mothers in your life how much you appreciate them, there’s no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by appealing to her sweet side. This Mother’s Day, show her how much you care with homemade gifts, premium chocolate and wonderful experiences that you know she’ll love.
Moms love when you bake them something sweet, so add Nutella to your shopping list to make these tasty Cookies with Nutella® in time for Mother’s Day! After they’re cool, wrap them up in a decorative box or jar. Visit https://www.nutella.com/us/en/get-inspired/recipes for more Nutella recipes.
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup Nutella
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
With electric mixer, beat butter until creamy. Add sugar and beat until fluffy, 1-2 minutes. Add egg and beat until combined.
Beat in Nutella, baking soda, baking powder, salt and vanilla until well combined.
Beat in flour until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips and chopped hazelnuts by hand.
Scoop dough by large tablespoons and form into balls. Place about 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake 8-10 minutes, until edges are crispy and center is still slightly soft.
Remove from oven and cool 10 minutes on baking sheet. Finishing cooling on wire rack.
2. Impress her with a dazzling box of chocolates
Everyone’s favorite hazelnut chocolates, Ferrero Rocher, are beautifully presented in an impressive transparent gift box that reflects light to create a dazzling diamond effect and makes for the perfect gift for mom to transform the moment into a celebration of her. Each fine Ferrero Rocher chocolate is wrapped in gold foil and is a multi-layered combination of a luscious creamy filling within a delicate crisp wafer, all enveloped in milk chocolate and crunchy hazelnut pieces with a whole hazelnut at its center. You can find it on Amazon.com and at major retailers nationwide.
Surprise the special moms in your life with Ferrero Golden Gallery Signature, the premium assortment of expertly crafted chocolates known for high-quality ingredients. Each chocolate work of art is meant to delight the senses and is presented in an elegant golden tray within a luxurious gift box. Discover together a captivating array of taste experiences with flavors spanning dark, milk and white chocolate, and remarkable ingredients such as soft buttery caramel, crispy cocoa shavings and Arabica coffee. To make your time with mom extra special this Mother’s Day, create a tasting experience you both can enjoy together in person or virtually. Whether mom is a coffee enthusiast or purveyor of fine wines, a box of Golden Gallery Signature Chocolates and a few different roasts of coffee or varieties of white and red wines will make for an indulgent and flavorful journey. You can find the collection on Amazon and at major retailers nationwide.
For the moms in your life who love caramel and nuts, Fannie May Pixies are the perfect blend of hand-poured caramel, lightly roasted pecans and chocolate. As Fannie May’s most popular treat, these classic chocolates will be the perfect treat for any moms in your life who have a sweet tooth. They are available on Amazon and at your local Fannie May store (check their website for store locations near you).
5. Don’t forget the sweet words
No matter what gift you choose to celebrate your mom, aunt, grandma, wife or daughter in honor of Mother’s Day this year, don’t forget to include a heartfelt, handwritten card. Nothing will mean more to her than your own words, telling her how much you love her and that you appreciate everything she does.