4 Jan 2013

Rolo Filled Brown Butter Cookies



If you wanted to stop eating sweets or desserts as your New Years resolution, you should probably stop reading this.

Or maybe I should stop making them. I have already mentioned that my New Years resolution was to floss. Maybe it would help my teeth more if I stopped making these desserts.




But really, who am I kidding. That would be harder to do than flossing, and that has been my New Years resolution for 3 years already.




But, with the first two days of school done, I need something to look forward to when I get home. And these cookies really do the trick.




I have discovered browned butter when I made spaghetti a la homer, and from then I was hooked.

Blog surfing, I found so many wonderful recipes with browned butter in cookie form, and I couldn't help but be intrigued. I needed to try this out.




And with a huge stash of rolo chocolates (how did these get in my house again? I thought I was trying to be healthier..) I needed to make something with them. You know, so I won't be eating them all by myself.





Ingredients:

-1/2 cup butter
-3/4 cup brown sugar
-1/2 cup white sugar
-2 large eggs
-2 teaspoons vanilla
-1 cup all-purpose flour
-1 cup whole wheat flour
-1 teaspoon baking soda
-1/4 teaspoon baking powder
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-16 rolos


Directions:

    1.   Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
    2.   Heat the butter in a saucepan at medium heat until the butter has a slightly nutty scent and is amber colored. Pour the butter into a large bowl.
    3.   Add sugars and stir until fully combined. Allow to cool.
    4.   Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
    5.   In a separate bowl, combine the flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
    6.   Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir with a spatula until fully combined.
    7.   Wrap about 2 tablespoons of dough around each rolo.
    8.   Bake for around 8 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown.


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Swedish Tea Cookies 
Chocolate, Raisin and Butterscotch Cookies

27 comments:

  1. Holy cow, these look so good. Rolos are one of my favorite candies ever!! Have a great weekend!

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  2. Um this must be some sort of crazy telepathic coincidence but I am actually eating rolos right now. I think it's a sign that I need to make these cookies!!

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  3. could there be anything better than rolo candies?! i think not! ;)
    and stuffing them into a cookie was a great call coz all that candy oozing from your cookie is killing me (in a good way of course ...lol)
    -abeer @ www.cakewhiz.com

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  4. Lucky for me I learned long ago that it was a waste of my time to make diet related resolutions.....it's a good thing too so I can say yes please to these cookies

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  5. Never make resolutions involving desserts. They never work :)

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  6. What a sweet surprise inside! Yeah, even though I have a diet-leaning resolution, it's more like "incorporate more vegan type food". Yeah, that's how that works.

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  7. The cookies look good.. :) I still haven't discovered browned butter :)

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  8. a whole year without sweets? oh dear..it's like a lifetime punishment. lol..love your cookies.

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  9. Those drippy awesome gooey caramel centers are calling to me!

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  10. I guess it's ok for me to drool our your cookies which look so good since I made no resolutions to stop eating all those sinfully delicious desserts out there! Happy New Year!

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  11. Love the combination of brown butter and Rolos! The only difficulty would be saving the Rolos to actually get to make these cookies :)

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  12. Good thing I don`t make New Year Resolutions! And my gosh, you`re right...school is going to start for me. I should make some cookies so I can munch on them after the school day ends! I`m sure I can eat a dozen of these cookies after my first 2 days of school!

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  13. These look great!! I love rolos and was thinking about rolo brownies, now I may have changed my mind! :)

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  14. yum, looks so delicious. Love rolos.

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  15. I haven't baked cookies for ages ( exag , as usual :D )! And I don't do resolutions as well ! lol I love your rolo filled cookies esp with that whole wheat flour you've added ....

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  16. Mmh, these cookies look so tempting!
    Bye,bye New years resolution :)

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  17. i've never heard of rolos but ooh, look at that oozing caramel! i hope to make some cookies for chinese new year!

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  18. Dear Lord, these sound amazing. Browned butter and gooey Rolo center? Screw those New Year's resolutions!

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  19. It's tough to resist desserts and sweets, isn't it? Not that I try all that hard. ;-) And I'd run towards these! What a terrific looking cookie! Really good stuff - thanks.

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  20. Mmmm browned butter makes everything better!

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  21. You had me at ROLO. So good! I would go crazy with these and eat them all :)

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  22. My jaw dropped and I had to search for it to put it back in place. I see a lot of ROLO recipes out there.. in cookies, cakes and cupcakes :). Now I see another one.. definitely good enough to convince me to get a packet of Nestle ROLOS and whip up something wicked. Btw, your cookies looks so chewy & that middle part oozing out with goodness! YUMMMMMmm!! This will be a hit with my bestie. Can't wait to share these with her. Thanks for coming over too. ♥, Jo

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  23. These look amazing. I love the idea of wrapping the rolos in cookie dough.

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  24. Oh if I only baked cookies...I might just have to start because these look so good!

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  25. Ooh, this looks good! Your cookies looks really yummy with the oozing rolo, not sure what that is, but have heard about it before! Will keep a lookout on my next grocery shopping!
    I stopped making resolutions years ago! Makes me feel less guilty! :)

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  26. The texture of these cookies looks amazing!

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  27. Holy crap those look good.

    I don't think I've ever seen cookies more appealing.

    Good luck with all the food writing in the new year! X

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