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Nutella Heart Ravioli

You know how there are just some foods in life that you absolutely cannot live without, no matter what?  I’ve got a few of those.  Like root beer, and red licorice ropes. Possibly brie cheese and wine too.  And definitely red velvet cake and Nutella.  Nutella is one of those things that I simply cannot resist. I can’t figure it out because I’m not even really a big chocolate lover, yet I’m drawn to that Nutella jar.  Maybe it’s because, like peanut butter, it’s just so easy to stick a spoon in there, dip it in and go to town on it.  It’s a dangerous jar of stuff to have lying around.  I had some fun with it recently making Nutella (heart-shaped) Ravioli.

Of course, you don’t have to make it heart-shaped… but since it’s approaching Valentine’s Day and all, I thought it would be cute.  Here’s the how-to:

Grab some won ton wrappers at the store.  They should have them at your regular market- near wherever they keep the refrigerated Asian foods.  Stamp out some hearts with a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

Rub the edge of one of the hearts with a bit of water.

It’s easiest to put the Nutella in a plastic baggie and snip off the end.  Squeeze some Nutella into the center of the heart.

Make as many as you’d like!

Place the other won ton wrapper on top and run your finger along the edge to seal it.

Fry it in hot oil.  I didn’t measure the temp, but when you flick a drop of water into the oil and it sizzles… it’s ready for the ravioli.  They fry for just a minute or so on each side.

Then take them out and dust them with a little powdered sugar.

Bite into them and sample that delicious, melted Nutella!  Happy Valentine’s Day 🙂

Yield: 12 ravioli

Prep Time: 30 min

Cook Time: 8 min

Nutella Ravioli

A delicious sweet treat for Valentine's Day or any day.

Ingredients:

canola oil, enough to fill a saucepan about 2-inches deep
24 won ton wrappers
3/4 cup Nutella (or any other chocolate- hazelnut spread)
powdered sugar

Directions:

1. Heat the oil on medium-high heat while you prepare the ravioli. Keep an eye on it- you want it to get hot, but not smoking. If it gets too hot, just pull it off the burner.

2. On a large cutting board, cut each won ton wrapper with a heart-shaped cookie cutter (2 1/2-inches or so).

3. Scoop the Nutella into a zip baggie, snip the corner of the baggie and twist the baggie to force the Nutella into the snipped corner. Squeeze the baggie and draw a heart with the Nutella, right in the middle of the heart (using about a tablespoon of the Nutella). Draw Nutella into the center of 12 cut-out hearts.

4. Rub the edges of each of the Nutella hearts with a little bit of water, place a matching heart-shaped won ton wrapper on top and press to seal- squeezing out any air bubbles.

5. Test the oil to see if it's ready- flick a drop of water into the oil, and if it's sizzling, it's ready. Test it out with one ravioli- gently drop it in and let it cook in the oil for 30 seconds to 1 minute before you flip it over. You want it to turn a nice golden brown color. Remove the fried ravioli to paper towels to drain the oil, then sprinkle it lightly with powdered sugar. Repeat with the remaining ravioli, cooking about 4 at a time. They are most delicious when served warm.

Tips:

*Make as many as you'd like. We had some won ton wrappers in our refrigerator left over from something else I made, so it was easy to just make a few as a treat for my family.

Source: RecipeGirl.com

Comments

  1. postedFeb 6, 2013 10:38 PM
    Suzy Gates

    Looking forward in trying this for family and friends.

  2. postedFeb 5, 2013 9:20 AM

    I’m totally in love with these!!! So cute and clever!!

  3. postedFeb 5, 2013 9:17 AM

    These are insanely adorable!

  4. postedMar 20, 2012 7:01 AM

    Just shared your recipe on the Taste As You Go Facebook Page in honor of National Ravioli Day, Lori! These look so good!

  5. postedFeb 15, 2012 5:38 PM

    So cute, easy and delicious. This looks dangerous!

  6. postedFeb 14, 2012 2:30 PM

    Those look amazing amazing amazing!

  7. postedFeb 14, 2012 10:52 AM

    Gorgeous! We live in Italy and Nutella is something close to my heart. Thanks for the great idea.

  8. postedFeb 13, 2012 5:47 AM

    LOVE!! I get along really well with Nutella. REALLY well, in fact 🙂

    Love easy recipes like this!! One of those that I always have the ingredients on hand and can whip up for sweet cravings.

    Thanks, Lori!

  9. postedFeb 10, 2012 2:00 PM
    Elizabeth

    Love Nutella and I have some, so this is a great recipe for me to try out! ^_~

  10. postedFeb 10, 2012 8:06 AM

    I’m the same way with Nutella… hard to resist once I crack open that jar! I love how cute these are… you could have a lot of fun serving these for different special occasions. yum!

  11. postedFeb 9, 2012 8:15 PM
    Missy

    These look so good. Do you think Biscoff would work as well as the Nutella? I would like to think yes it would – make these as your next adventure!! 😉 I may try it simply because we are Biscoff addicts…….

    • postedFeb 10, 2012 5:56 AM

      I’ve never used Biscoff for anything- tried an airplane sample of it once but that’s it! So I’m not all that familiar with it. If the consistency is similar to Nutella, it will probably work just fine.

  12. postedFeb 9, 2012 7:19 PM

    I love Nutella too. This is brilliant!

  13. postedFeb 9, 2012 5:40 PM

    What an easy and delicious recipe. Love the hearts, so perfect for Valentines Day!

  14. postedFeb 9, 2012 12:29 PM

    This is such a great idea. Bookmarked to try as soon as I can!

  15. postedFeb 9, 2012 12:07 PM

    what a creative idea!

  16. postedFeb 9, 2012 11:46 AM

    Lori…I really can’t tell you how much I am jonesing to make these! HEART Nutella ravioli?!? That’s pretty much perfection.

  17. postedFeb 9, 2012 11:25 AM
    Jane

    Gorgeous! So cute for Valentines Day!

  18. postedFeb 9, 2012 8:35 AM
    Bree

    What a great idea–so cute!

  19. postedFeb 9, 2012 7:55 AM

    Gorgeous! Perfect for my honey on v-day! {We are nutella-holics here}

  20. postedFeb 9, 2012 6:28 AM

    Totally amazing!!! These look so wonderful!!

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