Chocolate Caramel Cookies
Total TimePrep:25 min. Bake: 10 min.
Makesabout 5 dozen
I make about 120 of these every year for Christmas goody baskets and they never disappoint. I usually wear latex gloves to help form the dough around the rolos. I started making these when they first appeared in the magazine in 1998 and have been on my Xmas baking list ever since. I have also used miniature Reese's cups when I have run out of Rolos which are yummy as well
I have made these for years. I use a small cookie scoop; fill almost full of dough; push Rolo about half way down into the dough so that is oozes out around the Rolo, push the edges of the dough together and release into the pecans. Easier than doing it with your hands. My kids, grand kids and great grand kids love them.
These are a very good cookie. My oldest grandson loves caramel and chocolate so this is one of his favorite cookies.
I'm not thrilled how thses cookies look... They taste ok, but I will probably not make them again. I might try subsitiute the surgar for powdered sugar.
I've been wanting to make these cookies for years,and when I finally decided to make them I was very disappointed because for me they were way too sweet,however I liked their texture,chewy inside and crispy outside,and I found that the caramel texture gets better the day after because it gets denser.I will probably not make them again.
Awesome recipe!! For easier handling, chill dough for a couple of hours before forming dough around Rolo's.
I had the ingredients, the Rolo's and picked this recipe. It all turned out perfect. Perfect dough texture and it made me feel like a pro. My family loves them.
These are very good. The dough is very thick and stiff, almost like playdough, but the cookies turn out crisp on the outside with an oozing caramel center. I forgot to mix in the pecans so I only added them to the outside and they were still great. I also ran out of rolos at the end, and even those last five cookies were still really good. Note that this recipe makes 5 dozen cookies! (30 servings of 2 cookies each.)
These are one of the best cookies ever!