Chocolaty Caramel Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


about 2-1/2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 16, 2022
Convenient cake mix and chocolate-covered caramels make these popular cookies very quick to prepare, yet they taste so good when served fresh from the oven. People are surprised to bite into this crisp chocolaty cookie and find a gooey caramel center. —Melanie Steele, Plano, Texas
Chocolaty Caramel Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 32 Rolo candies
  • Chopped hazelnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat together eggs and oil; gradually beat in cake mix. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Press a candy into each; reshape balls. Dip tops in hazelnuts.
  2. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake until tops are cracked, 8-10 minutes. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's Note: If the dough is sticky, spray hands lightly with nonstick cooking spray before rolling into balls.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 110 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.