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Nutella Recipes: How To Make The Hazelnut Spread At Home (PHOTOS)

05/18/2012 09:52am ET | Updated September 19, 2012

We should all know by now that Nutella, the insanely addictive chocolate hazelnut spread, is not a healthy food item -- despite what Nutella's famous commercial may lead you to believe. You can certainly spread it on wholesome ingredients, such as whole-wheat bread and fresh fruit, but that doesn't change the fact that it's full of fat and sugar.

The problem is that Nutella tastes so good, it's hard to stay away from it. The best solution is to make it at home, where you can control -- or at least be completely aware -- of what it is you're downing by the spoonful. Click through the slideshow below to find five better-than-Nutella recipes.

Homemade Nutella