Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies

caramel filled chocolate cookie, cake mix cookie

A few people have asked me how to better explain how to make the cookies that have the Rolo candy in the middle, so here are more detailed instructions.

cake mix cookie coughMix a devils food cake mix with 2 eggs, and 1/3 cup oil.  Stir well until all of the ingredients are fully incorporated.  Remember, the mixture will look more like cookie dough than cake batter because that’s what we are making.

IMG_2153Take small scoops of dough.

flatten cookie dough into a disk
Flatten them in your hands.

rolo candy placed on disk of cookie doughPlace a Rolo candy in the center of the dough disk.

wrap rolo candy in cookie dough Fold up the edges to envelop the candy.

Candy covered with cookie dough.Once the candy is covered, roll the dough covered candy into a ball.

cookie dough rolled into a ballPlace dough balls 1 – 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.

cookie dough arranged on cookie sheet and ready for the ovenBake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees until cookies are cracked on top.

caramel filled, rolo cookies baking in the oven

cookies cracked on top and ready to remove from the ovenRemove from cookie sheet and arrange on cooling racks.

cookies cooling on a rackWARNING!  CARAMEL CENTERS ARE WARM AND MAY BURN YOUR MOUTH IF NOT ALLOWED TO COOL FIRST.

cookie showing caramel centerWe like to eat them when they are still warm from the oven, but usually let them cool for about 10 minutes before cautiously cutting them in half to check the temperature of the caramel filling.

WARNING!  CARAMEL CENTERS ARE WARM AND MAY BURN YOUR MOUTH IF NOT ALLOWED TO COOL FIRST.

I love these cookies because they come together quickly and make my friends think that I have some serious cooking making skills.  It’s just our little secret that the cookies are really only 4 ingredients.

Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies
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Serves: 24
 
Simple cake mix cookies and a caramel filled chocolate candy make an impressive cookie. Your friends will never know how easy they were to make.
Ingredients
  • 1 box (15.25 ounces)Devils Food Cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup corn or canola oil
  • 24 Rolo Candies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Pour cake mix into a bowl
  3. Add 2 eggs and ⅓ cup oil
  4. Mix together until well incorporated
  5. Scoop small portions of dough into your hand.
  6. Flatten dough into a disk.
  7. Place unwrapped Rolo candy in the center of the disk of dough
  8. Fold dough up to fully envelope the candy.
  9. Roll the dough covered candy into a ball and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet
  10. Place cookie sheet in 350 degree
  11. Bake for 10 minutes or until cookies are cracked on the top.
  12. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and place on cooling racks.
  13. Allow to cool for 10 to 15 minutes before eating them as the melted caramel centers are hot and can burn your mouth.

 

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