Kristen's Recipes


Title:   MacGregor Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies
Category:   Cookies
From:   MacGregors
1 c butter- softened
1 c white sugar
1 c packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 1/4 c flour
1 t baking soda
3/4 c cocoa
1 c chopped nuts
1 T white sugar
48 chocolate covered caramel candies [Rolos]
Directions:   1) Beat butter until creamy. Gradually add sugars, beat well. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well. Combine flour, baking soda and cocoa. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in 1/2 c nuts. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.

2) Preheat oven to 375F. Combine renaining 1/2 c nuts with the 1 T sugar. Divide the dough into 4 parts. Work with one part at a time leaving the rest in the fridge. Divide each part into 12 pieces. Quickly press each piece of dough around a chocolate covered caramel [Rolo]. Roll into ball. Dip one side into sugar mixture.

3) Place 2 inches apart sugar side up on baking sheets. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool one minute. Remove to wire rack and cool completely.
Makes:   4 dozen