Place hazelnuts in food processor and process until smooth. Add cocoa powder and vanilla and pulse until just combined. Store covered in refrigerator.
SNAPPY TIPS: You can add your favorite sweetener if the chocolate spread is too bitter for you. You could also add a little coffee, cinnamon, and/or butter or milk to your liking for a totally different taste.SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: Instead of vanilla extract you could use your favorite extract or flavoring.