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Chocolate and Nutella turn savory skillet biscuits into a decadent dessert

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Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it

Tender and flaky chocolate chip biscuits that are covered in a dreamy Nutella honey butter icing is a finger-licking-worthy breakfast.

I like to bake biscuits in a cast-iron skillet so the sides of the biscuits stay nice and soft. Also, it gives the bottom of the biscuit a light crunch. To change up the standard biscuit just a bit, these are made with chocolate chips.

Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it
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The chocolate chips add just the right amount of sweet crunch to biscuits.

Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it
Image: Nancy Foster/SheKnows

But why stop there?

Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it
Image: Nancy Foster/SheKnows

For chocolate on chocolate, Nutella honey butter icing is added to jazz up these yummies even more.

Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it
Image: Nancy Foster/SheKnows

You could even eat these with your fingers. And finger-licking is most certainly allowed in this case.

Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it
Image: Nancy Foster/SheKnows

Or you could always use a fork. Either way, you're sure to enjoy each and every bite of these dreamy skillet biscuits.

Biscuits aren't just for the dinner table, and these chocolate-Nutella treats prove it
Image: Nancy Foster/SheKnows

Chocolate chip biscuits with Nutella honey butter icing recipe

Serves 4

Prep time: 15 minutes | Bake time: 10 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk (for the biscuits)
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter (chilled right out of the refrigerator, cut into small cubes)
  • 2 teaspoons butter (for greasing the skillet)
  • 2 teaspoons milk (for topping the biscuits)
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk (for the icing)
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Heat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. To a large bowl, add the flour, baking powder, salt, milk, sugar and butter.
  3. Using a pastry blender or a large, sturdy fork, cut the butter into the flour mixture until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Add the chocolate chips, and use your hands to knead the dough.
  5. Onto a floured cutting board, roll out the dough until it's about 1-1/2 inches thick.
  6. Using a 3-inch circular biscuit or cookie cutter, cut the dough into 4 biscuits.
  7. Grease an 8-inch iron skillet with butter, and add the biscuits to the pan.
  8. Brush milk on top of the biscuits (to give them a shiny color after they bake).
  9. Bake until the tops of the biscuits start to turn a light golden color (about 9 to 10 minutes).
  10. Remove from the oven, and let cool while making the icing.
  11. To a medium-size bowl, add the Nutella, honey, butter and milk. Whisk together.
  12. Drizzle the Nutella icing on top of the biscuits, and serve while warm.

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