Rolo Peanut Blossoms #CookieoftheMonth

Topping a peanut butter cookie with a caramel filled chocolate candy gave these Rolo Peanut Blossoms a spectacular caramel advantage over their ordinary counterparts!

Rolo Peanut Blossoms | Sugar coated peanut butter cookies topped with a chocolate caramel Rolo

Cookie of the Month

This month’s cookie assignment was peanut butter. I haven’t been able to participate in this group till this month and I was excited to dive in with these Rolo Peanut Blossoms. I make the more typical peanut blossoms every Christmas using a chocolate star instead of a Hershey’s Kiss, so I began pondering the alternatives. Since the  candy is pressed into the cookie right out of the oven, and never actually baked, there were so many options. But caramel seems to win out when I’m in charge.

Rolo Peanut Blossoms | Sugar coated peanut butter cookies topped with a chocolate caramel Rolo

Peanut Butter + Caramel

If this is a new combination to you, let me tell you, it works! Warm from the oven you get some ooey gooey chocolate and caramel, but they’re just as scrumptious as they come to room temperature. These were a hit with my two chocolate-peanut butter fans, but the hubby reminded me for the umpteenth time that he doesn’t do peanut butter desserts. Oh, well. More for me!

Rolo Peanut Blossoms | Sugar coated peanut butter cookies topped with a chocolate caramel Rolo

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Rolo Peanut Blossoms #CookieoftheMonth

Serves 48 cookies     adjust servings

Peanut blossom cookies topped with Rolos. Basic recipe adapted from Land O Lakes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 48 Rolo candies, unwrapped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Beat together ½ cup sugar, brown sugar, softened butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Add egg, vanilla, and salt and beat until well mixed. Add flour and baking soda and mix till combined, scraping bowl as needed.
  3. Place the ¼ cup sugar in a shallow bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes till lightly browned. Immediately press one Rolo in the center of each cookie. Remove to cooling racks.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 93kcal Calories from fat 44
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 8g
Protein 1g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g
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Comments

  1. These rolo cookies look so pretty!

  2. These cookies look divine, Liz! Rolos are one of my favourite chocolates!

  3. Lynn@Happier Than A Pig In Mud says:

    Bet they didn’t last long:@)

  4. Peanut butter and caramel……. what a heavenly combination! These cookies look amazing.

  5. Caramel, chocolate and peanut butter? Count me in! Pinned. 🙂

  6. Oh no… you didn’t! I love peanut blossoms with the Hershey Kiss, but I never thought of putting a Rolo there instead. Genius! Looks delicious! Have a great week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

  7. Oh Lizzy these look so good and pretty! So much peanut buttery goodness ^_^

    xo,
    Tammy<3

  8. I haven’t had a Rolo in years! Love the caramel-peanut butter combo!

  9. When Jerry walked by as I was reading this, he asked me to make them with leftover Easter Rolos – his favorite candy………………..so that’s what I will be doing tonight!

  10. I’m always thrilled when I make things that Tony doesn’t like because that means it’s all for meeeeeee!!! Lol. Baking cookies with Rolos is ALWAYS a good idea and these look absolutely scrumptious, Liz!

  11. I’m not sure how you keep a marriage together without peanut butter! (just kidding!) And I have to agree, carmel + peanut butter works better than most people think.

  12. Wow such an irresistible cookie… Love to grab one!

  13. Omigosh… I haven’t had a Rolo in aaaaaaages! Such a great twist on the usual blossom cookie… I mean, why bother with a chocolate kiss when you can do a caramel-filled chocolate instead, amirite?

  14. choc + pb + caramel are a trio that make life worth living! I lovelovelove these blossoms!

  15. best. cookies. ever!

  16. These are probably the cutest cookies I’ve seen, Liz! Are you running a bakery yet?? Hahaha! xoxo

  17. So pretty! Clever idea!

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