Hazelnut (Filbert) Recipes
All About Hazelnuts (Filberts)
Why are hazelnuts also known as filberts? Find out all about hazelnuts (filberts), including history, selection, storage, and cooking tips before trying one of the many hazelnut recipes.
Apricot Nut Bread Recipe
Delicious low-fat quick bread is loaded with nuts, apricots, and raisins. Toasting the nuts brings out their flavor. You may toast the nuts in a dry skillet on the stove-top, if you wish.
Baked Figs with Honey and Whiskey Recipe
Baked figs are sweetened with honey, kicked up with Scotch whiskey, and topped with toasted hazelnuts for a light dessert that is far from ordinary.
Cassata With Fresh Strawberry Puree Recipe
This is not your basic fruitcake, although it is loaded with a variety of nuts along with dried and candied fruit. The base is a delicious whipped cream meringue infused with rum. It is a frozen dessert served with an easy strawberry puree.
Chocolate Hazelnut Tart Recipe
This delicious pie tart contains a rich custard base flavored with hazelnuts (also known as filberts) and chocolate. Plan on at least 4 hours of refrigeration time before serving.
Cranberry-Pecan Stuffing Recipe
Dried cranberries and pecans give a fruity touch to dressing. This may sound perfect for Thanksgiving, but it is good year-round. Use it to stuff a chicken or cornish game hens or just as a side dish.
Cream Filberts Cookies Recipe
These cookies are also called moth balls. Filbert nuts, also known as hazelnuts, are wrapped in cookie dough, then topped with glaze and granulated sugar.
Espresso Grand Marnier Balls Recipe
The rich flavor of espresso combines with orange liqueur, hazelnuts, and chocolate to make a fabulous truffle. They make a great gift tucked into a cheery tin, basket or fancy crock. Plan ahead to let these age for 1 week.
Hot Cross Buns Recipe
Hot Cross Buns are a traditional favorite for Good Friday, Easter, and throughout the Lent season, but they are enjoyable year-round. Yeasty rolls are filled with currants or raisins and nuts, then topped with a cross of icing. In spite of the raisins and icing, these are not sweet rolls. The hazelnuts are optional.
Hungarian Crepes with Hazelnuts Recipe
Classic Hungarian hazelnut crepes are lightened up in this version. The delicious chocolate sauce is made with Neufchatel cheese, but you may substitute cream cheese.
Lamb Chops in a Hazelnut Crust
Lamb chops are crusted with Dijon mustard and hazelnuts and served in a brandy cream sauce flavored with fresh rosemary. This is a signature dish at Chez Shea at Seattle's Pike Place.
Lentil and Hazelnut Patties Recipe
Lentils and hazelnuts make an excellent garden burger meat substitute. Walnuts may be substituted fro the hazelnuts, if need be. You may also substitute canned, drained lentils rather than cooking them from scratch if you are short on time. The veggie burgers are good hot or cold.
Marinated Olives, Nuts, and Pimiento Recipe
Olives, nuts, pimiento, and onions, are marinated in an herbed vinaigrette. Plan ahead to make these at least 3 days before consuming.
Nut Crusted Pork Tenderloin Recipe
A nut coating holds in the moisture for this pork tenderloin dish served with sweet red peppers, snow peas, and a mango sauce. Use your favorite nut such as macadamias, pecans, hazelnuts, walnuts, or a combination.
Pear Hazelnut Stuffing Recipe
Brandy, dried pears, and hazelnuts give rich flavor to stuffing, along with thyme, sage, and marjoram. This dressing is baked as a side dish, but feel free to use it as a stuffing for poultry or rolled roasts.
Polenta Cobbler Recipe
Fresh nectarines or peaches, raspberries, and blueberries are topped with a spiced polenta cobbler mix for a Southern touch. Do not overcook. The fruit should not be mushy.
Sweet Crunchy Nuts Recipe
Put these candied toffee nuts in a decorative tin to give for Christmas presents or for any other holiday. You can use just about any type of nut including peanuts, cashews, pecans, walnuts, macadamia nuts, and almonds or try a mixture of different nuts. They are so easy to make, but so tasty!
Turkey Filbert Casserole Recipe
Leftover cooked turkey shines in this casserole featuring pasta, filberts/hazelnuts, and mushrooms. It's fast, easy, and bakes in 30 minutes. Feel free to use cooked chicken instead of turkey.
White and Dark Chocolate Apricots Recipe
Dried apricots are stuffed with hazelnuts or pistachios and then dipped in white and semisweet chocolate. These candies are impressive, yet easy to make.
Wild Rice with Cherries and Hazelnuts Recipe
Wild rice makes a satisfying breakfast mixed with cherries, hazelnuts, maple syrup, and milk. Dried cranberries or other dried fruit may be substituted for the cherries. Be sure to check out the notes on wild rice.