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Hazelnuts (filberts)

What is hazelnuts (filberts)? About the ingredient hazelnuts (filberts). Including 220 recipes with hazelnuts (filberts), nutrition data, and where to find it.


Hazelnuts are extensively used in confectionery to make praline and also used in combination with chocolate for chocolate truffles and products. Hazelnut oil, pressed from hazelnuts, is strongly flavoured and used as a cooking oil.

Hazelnuts are rich in protein and unsaturated fat. Moreover, they contain significant amounts of thiamine and vitamin B6, as well as smaller amounts of other B vitamins. Additionally, 1 cup (237 ml) of hazelnut flour has 20 g of carbohydrates, 12 g of which are fibre. and

Hazelnut has a significant place among the types of dried nut in terms of nutrition and health because of the special composition of fats (primarily oleic acid), protein, carbohydrates, vitamins (vitamin E), minerals, dietary fibres, phytosterol (beta-cytosterol) and antioxidant phenolics.

hazelnuts in their shell

The nutritional and sensory properties of hazelnut make it a unique and ideal material for food products. Hazelnuts are a good source of energy with their 60.5% fat content.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup, chopped (115g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 722Calories from Fat 628
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 69.9g 107%
Saturated Fat 5.1g 26%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 19.2g 6%
Dietary Fiber 11g 45%
Sugars 5.0
Protein 17.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 13% Iron 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Hazelnuts (filberts) is usually found in the baking supplies section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Hazelnuts (filberts) is a member of the Nut and Seed Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much does hazelnuts (filberts) weigh?

measure grams
1 cup, chopped 115
1 cup, ground 75
1 cup, whole 135
1 oz (21 whole kernels) 28
10 nuts 14

In Chinese:榛子(榛子)
British (UK) term: Hazelnuts (filberts)
en français:noisettes
en español:avellanas

Recipes using hazelnuts (filberts)

There are 229 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Apple-Hazelnut Muffins
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Blueberry Hazelnut Salad with Balsamic Berry Vinaigrette
Broccoli Hazelnut Pesto
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Cappuccino Biscotti
Chocolate Hazelnut and Cherry Bark
Chocolate Raspberry Toasted Hazelnut Ice Cream
Chocolate Scotch Truffles
Chocolate Vanilla Hazelnut Ice Cream

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