Nutella can be paired with anything—there's a way to eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner if you really want to. Sure, you might have to get a little creative with your uses, but it's worth the extra thought. If you've never really thought about all the things to do with Nutella, then you must not love the hazelnut spread as much as I do. 

For those of you who want to eat Nutella in more creative ways, I have the solution to your problem. Recipes that incorporate Nutella are endless, and if you're feeling generous, invite your friends over to try them, too. Here are some creative Nutella recipes that will have you and your friends wanting so much more. 

1. Nutella Hot Chocolate 

sweet, mocha, hot chocolate, espresso, chocolate, cream, cappuccino, milk, coffee
Alex Kaneshiro

Don't lie to yourself, you've been looking for a way to liven up your hot chocolate for far too long but never know what to add. Look no further because this recipe is exactly what you've been looking for. Why wouldn't you want to cozy up with your Nutella-infused hot chocolate during those cold winter months? I know I would. 

2. Nutella Banana Granola 

sweet, coffee, chocolate, cinnamon, granola, cereal
Maia Vernacchia

If you're getting sick and tired of your plain old granola in the morning, then you need to spice things up a bit by making this Nutella banana granola recipe. If you're a true Nutella lover, you'll appreciate the sugar rush it's bound to give you. Not only that, but you'll also be a happier person because it's kind of hard not to be after you eat Nutella. 

3. Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies 

cookie, butter, peanut butter, peanut, chocolate
Mackenzie Barth

A chocolate chip cookie a day keeps the doctor away, or at least you wish that was the case. Well if it's not the doctor, then at least adding Nutella to your cookie could help keep all the bad vibes away. If there's a way to make your cookies even more delicious, then you should go for it. 

4. Nutella-Stuffed Doughnut Muffins

bread, cake, jam, pastry, sweet
Julia Murphy

Two of your favorite morning treats have just combined to form one heavenly creation. If you think you'll be able to resist this a Nutella-stuffed doughnut muffin before your walk to class, you're wrong. Don't bother thinking about the calories, because they don't matter when it comes to Nutella. 

5. Nutella Banana Bread 

cake, sweet, bread, pastry, toast, chocolate
Katherine O'Malley

As if you needed one more reason to eat banana bread. But that extra added Nutella is making it pretty hard to resist. Whether you want to have a slice for breakfast or pair it with vanilla ice cream for dessert, you won't want to deprive your taste buds of this epic Nutella banana bread

6. Ferrero Rocher Cupcake with Nutella Buttercream 

cupcake, pastry, sweet, candy, cream, muffin, cake, chocolate
Jessica Fedin

A cupcake loaded with this much chocolate? Don't mind if I do. Nutella buttercream is something you probably never thought of trying, but it sure does look appealing. If there's a way to incorporate Nutella, then go for it. 

7. Nutella-Filled Cinnamon Sugar Croissants 

pastry, chocolate, cookie, bread, sweet
Allyn Scherr

This is the most ingenious way to consume Nutella by far. Spicing up a butter croissants with the delicious taste of Nutella is more than anyone could have ever asked for. Not to mention, this Nutella croissant recipe would work great as breakfast or dessert, the choice is up to you. 

8. Peanut Butter Nutella Banana Burrito 

pastry, cream, sweet, chocolate, cake
Madeline Leadem

The combination of peanut butter, Nutella, and banana is one you won't want to miss out on. They go together perfectly and each flavor complements the other. Make this burrito when you're in a rush, you'll thank me later. 

9. Nutella Babka 

cake, bread, pastry, chocolate, sweet, cinnamon, pie
Meher Pandher

With all the things to do with Nutella, this one is definitely the most unique. This treat is delicious on its own, but adding that extra Nutella flavor makes it 10 times better. If you want to be unique, then this Nutella babka is for you. 

10. Nutella Strawberry French Toast Roll-Ups 

toast, french toast
Emily Gordon

Your mornings just got so much better with this recipe. French toast is a fan-favorite and adding Nutella to it makes it all the better. These French toast roll-ups are the perfect pick-me-up for your morning blues. 

11. Banana and Nutella Pancakes

syrup, chocolate, sweet, cake, pancake, pastry
Christine Kim

Topping your pancakes with Nutella is one thing, but adding it to the batter is a whole new ballgame. With these Nutella banana pancakes, you won't have to worry about finding a topping to give your pancake more flavor.

12. Nutella Strawberry Panini 

sauce, meat, pork, steak, barbecue, beef
Tarika Narain

Getting bored of your same old panini routine but can't seem to find a replacement? Look no further because I've found the recipe for you. This Nutella panini is perfect for any meal, especially dessert.

13. Nutella-Stuffed Waffles 

cake, waffle, sweet, cookie, cream, chocolate
Phoebe Melnick

Here's one more thing that you can stuff with Nutella that you probably never thought of before. There's no point in just topping your waffle with this spread when you could easily add it in the middle. Breakfast made easy (and delicious) with these Nutella-stuffed waffles

If you're Nutella obsessed like I am, then you must try these recipes. Maybe you never knew there were this many things to do with Nutella, but your life will be better off now that you know. Invite your friends over and share the goodness of this chocolate hazelnut spread with them—they'll love you for it.