Pecan Rolo Cookies

Recipe by Chicagopm

I haven't tried this recipe but thought that it looked like a cookie tray candidate.

Top Review by J-Lynn

Oh yeah! These are sooo good! And not as difficult as it may sound... After a little practice I realized I didn't need flour for rolling the dough around the candy. I scooped dough with my small 1 1/4 inch cookie scoop, which was the perfect size. I didn't use any nuts, but pressed the top of the little dough balls into chocolate sprinkles. I actually got 6 dozen cookies! But there were only 56 Rolos in the package.. so I added Heath pieces to the remaining dough! Both are delicious! This is a nice dough to work with! Without the Rolo in the center, the cookies are flatter but stay chewy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream 1 cup sugar, brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix flour, cocoa and baking soda.
  3. In a third bowl, mix 1/2 cup chopped pecans and 1 tablespoon sugar.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla to creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture and blend well.
  6. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped pecans (not pecan-sugar mixture).
  7. With floured hands, wrap 1 tablespoon of dough around a Rolo.
  8. Press one side of dough ball into pecans-sugar mixture.
  9. Place (sugar side up) on ungreased cookie sheet 2-inches apart.
  10. Bake at 375° for 7-10 minutes or until slightly cracked.
  11. Makes 4 dozen.

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