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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Yummy Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Blessed with Grace
These cookies are my husband's new favorite. Usually, I don't like making cookies because they never seem to turn out just right and almost always look funny. However, this recipe makes a delicious cookie that also looks nice. :) Be sure to head over to Blessed With Grace and Mom Trends (on Friday) for other wonderful recipes. I'm still waiting to get my camera back, so you'll have to excuse this VERY blurry photo! Ingredients:
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar, plus 1 Tbs
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour, plus 1/4 cup
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 Heath candy bars
3 pkg. Rolo candies
Beat butter, 1 cup white sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Then, add eggs and vanilla and beat well. In a separate bowl, mix 2 1/2 cups flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture a little bit at a time and blend well. If the dough feels too sticky, sprinkle in a little extra flour. Cover and chill in fridge for about 30 minutes. While dough is chilling, hit Heath bars (still in pkg.) with a rolling pin until broken into small pieces. Place in a small bowl and toss with 1 Tbs sugar. Unwrap Rolos and preheat oven to 375 degrees. Once dough has chilled, wrap a piece of dough around each Rolo candy, then form into a ball to cover the candy completely. Dip top of the dough ball into the candy topping and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. The cookies will look very soft, but don't over bake. Cool in pan slightly, then move to a rack or counter to finish cooling. ENJOY!!


Denise said...

These look SO yummy, I'll have to give them a try. I love Heath Bars.

The Queen of Clearance said...

so yummy! I will have to make these! maybe for my moms birthday because she loves rolos!

Lisa@BlessedwithGrace said...

Love cookies! Thanks for joining TMTT this week.

Jerri at Simply Sweet Home said...

Sound yummy! I love recipes with caramel.

annies home said...

I made something similiar to this and they loved them

Brenda said...

These sound amazing!

Anonymous said...

Okay. My two favorite words together in one place: "chocolate" and "caramel". Thanks for the recipe! We're going to try these this weekend.

Nicole Feliciano said...

What a nice anniversary treat. Congrats. Thank you so much for linking up last week on Momtrends. I wanted to let your know the linky is up. I shared a yummy baked flounder recipe and hope you will stop by!

bj said...

Omigosh this looks so good. I love cookies and especially if they have candy bars in them....

Lacy said...

heath bars and rolos in a cookie?!? You're trying to tip the scale on deliciousness aren't you? I shall definitely try these.