Rolo Chocolate Cookies


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Though they appear to be rather plain, the hidden candy inside is a fun treat! Dipped into pecans and sugar, it's a lovely presentation for a cookie tray.

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  • 2 1/4 C. flour
  • 3/4 C. unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 C. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 C. butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C. chopped pecans
  • 48 Rolo Caramels, unwrapped

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Heat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off . In small bowl, combine flour, cocoa; blend well. In large bowl, beat 1 C. sugar, brown sugar, and margarine until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs; beat well. Add flour mixture; blend well. Stir in 1/2 C. of the pecans Chill dough for a little while to stiffen. For each cookie, with floured hands, shape about 1 tablespoonful dough around 1 caramel candy, covering completely.

In small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 C. pecans and 1 Tbs. sugar. Press one side of each ball into pecan mixture. Place, nut side up, 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes or until set and slightly cracked. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire rack.

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