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Chocolate Caramel Cookies (Rolo Cookies) Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Caramel Cookies (Rolo Cookies), by , is from Ahart llFamily Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Phyllis & Vince Ahart
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007


1 cup butter, softened (no substitutes)
1 cup plus one Tbsp sugar, divided
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup baking cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup chopped pecans, divided
1 package (13 oz) Rolo candies (chocolate covered caramels)

1. In a mixing bowl cream butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar.
2. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
3. Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and beat until just combined.
4. Stir in 1/2 cup of pecans.
5. Shape dough by tablespoonfuls around each Rolo candy.
6. In a small bowl, combine remaining pecans and sugar; dip each cookie halfway.
7. Place with nut side up on un-greased baking sheets.
8. Bake at 375 for 7-10 minutes or until top is slightly cracked. Cool for three minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Makes 3 dozen cookies.

As all Minnesota Aharts know, these cookies taste best if you zap them in the microwave for five seconds before you eat them.




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