Million Dollar Caramel Cookies
1 cup butter
1 cup light brown sugar (packed)
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour (plus another ¼c set aside if dough is too sticky)
3/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
48 Rolo chewy caramels (1 bag is enough) (unwrapped candies)
Add flour mixture to sugar mixture (small bit at a time) and blend well. (Feel free to sprinkle in extra flour if the dough is too sticky.)
Shape dough into 1″ ball around caramel, covering it completely.
Bake on parchment paper for 7-10 minutes at 375°.
A chewy chocolate cookie with toffee topping hiding a golden caramel filling
This recipe was featured in Parenting Magazine, December 2008/Jan 2009 issue as part of the top 5 winners in the 2008 Cookie Bake-Off Bonanza.
December 22, 2009