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Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies

Russ Myers


A chocolate-covered caramel surprise inside each cookie

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4 Doz Cookies
20 Min
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1 c
butter, softened
1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
packed brown sugar
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 c
chopped walnuts, divided (optional)
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
chocolate-covered caramel candies, such as rolos

How to Make Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies


  • 1Beat butter or margarine until creamy. Gradually add 1 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat well. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  • 2In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda and cocoa. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in 1/2 cup nuts (optional)

    Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  • 3Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

    Combine remaining 1/2 cup nuts with the 1 tablespoon sugar (if using nuts). Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. Work with one part at a time, leaving the rest in the refrigerator. Divide each part into 12 pieces. Quickly press each piece of dough around a chocolate-covered caramel (Rolo). Roll into ball. Dip one side into sugar. (Additional sugar may be needed for dipping if nuts are omitted.)
  • 4Place sugar side up 2- inches apart on baking sheets. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool 1 minute. Remove to wire rack and cool completely.

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About Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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