Brown Sugar Sponge Cookie w/ Chocolate Covered Caramels

Ingredients

2 large eggs, separated
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/3 cup all purpose flour
24 Rolos (or other chocolate covered caramels)

Preparation

1
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
2
In the bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed, beat the egg whites until foamy. Add the baking powder, salt and sugar and continue beating on medium speed until stiff peaks form.
3
In another bowl combine egg yolks, vanilla and lemon zest, beat with fork until thoroughly mixed. Fold the yolks into the egg white mixture just until combined.
4
Sift the flour over the egg mixture and fold in until the batter is smooth and light. Drop just about 2 teaspoons of batter for each cookie about 2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Top each off with a Rolo in the center and press down lightly.
5
Bake for 12 minutes or until golden. Cool on the sheets for 5 minutes then move to racks to cool completely.

 



Comments

Jill's picture

These look delicious, I've been looking for a recipe with rolos in and this one is perfect!

Jill's picture

These look delicious, have been looking for a recipe for rolos in (my other half's favourite) and these are perfect!

About

A delicious, tasty low calorie cookie. Made from brown sugar, egg whites, a touch of flour & a gooey Rolo in the center.

Yield:

24 cookies

Added:

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 10:20am

Creator:

Related Cooking Videos