Best Cookies Recipe - Oreshki with Dulce de Leche Cream
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Oreshki Best Cookies Recipe

Best Cookies Recipe – Oreshki with Dulce de Leche Cream – these holiday cookies are cookies of my childhood. Crispy Christmas Cookies with dulche de leche cream and roasted hazelnut pieces.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Holiday Recipe
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: christmas cookies, cookies
Servings: 35 cookies
Calories: 107kcal
Author: Love Keil



Oreshki Shells

  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 3 egg yolks hard boiled & grated
  • 1 cup powdered sugar plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups all purpose flour

Cream Filling

  • 3/4 can dulche de leche store bought
  • 1/4 cup hazelnut roasted @400F for 6-8 minutes & chopped
  • 4 tablespoon butter softened


  • Using a hand blender and a mixing bowl, whisk on high butter, egg yolks and sugar until everything is combined.
  • Add flour, one cup at a time beat until everything is combined. After roll 1 teaspoon of dough into small balls.
  • Place cookie dough into oreshki cookies mold, close and cook on stove top(I cooked on gas stove top), on medium/low heat for 2 1/2 minute on one side and 1 minute on the other side, or until beautiful golden color on both side. You might need to adjust the heat and cooking time if using different shape mold and if using electrical stove top.
  • Let the cookie shells cool while you make the cream filling. To make cream filling combine cream ingredients and whisk until everything is incorporated.
  • Add cream to both cookie shells and press them together to connect 2 cookie pieces into one cookie. Optional step: sprinkle powdered sugar over the top when serving. Enjoy!


  • You might need to adjust the heat and cooking time if using different Oreshki Mold and if using electrical stove top.
  • Feel free to use deferent kind of nuts like walnuts, almonds or even pecans. 
  • Store in airtight container or cover these cookies with plastic food wrap. 
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Serving: 1g | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 224IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg