Hooray for chocolate hazelnut spread! This homemade version of the silky, chocolatey delight is free of dairy, gluten, and refined sugars -- what could be better? It tastes great on just about anything, but the best way to eat it is straight out of the jar!

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread – Tastes Just Like Nutella! [Vegan]

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2 1/2 cups


  • 2 cups of hazelnuts, ground into butter
  • 2 tablespoons of hazelnut oil (or other oil of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup of cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup of liquid sweetener of your choice: date paste, maple syrup, coconut nectar…
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon of Himalayan crystal salt or sea salt


  1. Place your hazelnuts in the food processor fitted with an S-blade. Grind into thick butter.
  2. Combine hazelnut butter, hazelnut oil, cacao powder, sweetener, vanilla extract and salt in the food processor. Process well for about 1 minute.
  3. Top with finely chopped hazelnuts or a small handful of cacao nibs.


This Chocolate Hazelnut Spread will stay fresh for at least 5 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


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