Chocolate Hazelnut Panini with Strawberries

Cuisinart original

Why should panini only be savory? Here we take two favorite flavors, chocolate hazelnutand strawberry, and put them together in this delicious, sweet treat.


Makes 2 panini


2    brioche rolls or croissants
      olive oil or softened butter,
      for brushing
¼   cup chocolate hazelnut spread
      pinch kosher salt
2    to 3 large strawberries, hulled and sliced
      (you need enough to cover the entire
       surface of the bottom of the roll/

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (½ panini on croissant): Calories 230 (50% from fat) carb. 25g pro. 4g • fat 13g • sat. fat 5g chol. 19mg • sod. 142mg • calc. 33mg • fiber 2g


Plate Side: Grill
Griddler® Cooking Position: Closed

1. Turn on the Cuisinart® Griddler®. Select Grill/
Griddle and set to 400°F.
2. While the Griddler® is heating, assemble
the panini. Halve the rolls or croissants
horizontally. Brush the outer parts with oil or
butter. Evenly spread the chocolate hazelnut
spread on the inside tops and bottoms.
Sprinkle with salt and lay the strawberry
slices across the bottom surface.
3. Put the two pieces together for each panini.
4. Once preheated, put the panini on the hot
grill and select the count-up timer. Using
medium pressure, press on the handle for
20 seconds and then allow to cook for 3
minutes, or until outside has visible grill
marks and filling is warmed through.
5. Remove and allow to cool for 1 minute. Cut
each panini in half and serve warm.