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Nougat Cookies

Everyday Occasions

Sticky, gooey and crunchy – these quick and easy nougat cookies tick all the right boxes!


Makes 15-20 

  • 2 cups (300g) cake flour
  • ⅓ cup (40g) cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) instant coffee powder
  • 1 tsp (5ml) bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp (10ml) cornflour
  • ½ tsp(3ml) salt
  • ¾ cup (180g) butter, melted
  • 1¼ cup (250g) brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp (10ml) vanilla essence or paste
  • 1-2 bars (75g each) Damascus Original Nougat, cut into chunks
  • 2 slabs (80g each) of Heavenly Milk Chocolate, chopped


  1. Combine flour, cocoa powder, coffee, bicarb, cornflour and salt. Set aside.
  2. Whisk butter and sugar until well combined.
  3. Add egg, egg yolk and vanilla and mix well.
  4. Add flour mixture and mix well until combined and smooth.
  5. Fold in Damascus Original Nougat and Heavenly Milk Chocolate, ensuring the pieces are evenly spread.
  6. Chill dough in the fridge for up to 2 hours.
  7. Roll into 4-5cm dough balls in the palm of your hands (you can also use an ice cream scoop to shape dough balls).
  8. Place balls about 5cm apart on a baking tray lined with baking paper (we used 2-3 trays).
  9. Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Cool on a wire rack and serve.

What you need

Damascus Nougat Original Bar 75g
Damascus Nougat Original Bar 75g
Heavenly Milk Chocolate 80g
Milk Chocolate 80g
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