Hazelnut Rolo Cookies

by aimee @ shugarysweets on June 14, 2011

Decadent. That describes these cookies. I’ve had this recipe (from Pillsbury) for many, many years. This is the first time I added the hazelnuts and nutella though. I’m so glad I did too.

I had my helper, Cassidy, working hard in the kitchen with me. She not only added all the ingredients to the mixer, she also unwrapped all the Rolos. A task I hate. But she worked on her counting too, we needed 48 Rolos for this recipe!

Enjoy with a glass of milk. Yum.

Rolo Cookies Recipe:
(adapted slightly from Pillsbury)

1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup margarine
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2½ cup flour
¾ cup cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup chopped hazelnuts, divided
48 Rolos
1 Tbsp sugar
1/2 cup Nutella, melted
Combine sugars and margarine. Beat until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Blend. Add flour, cocoa, baking soda and ½ cup hazelnuts. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze one hour.
Wrap 1 heaping tablespoon of dough around one Rolo. Cover Rolo completely. Combine ½ cup hazelnuts with sugar in small bowl. Press top of cookie into nut/sugar mixture. Place dipped side up and bake in a 375 degree oven for 7-10 minutes. When cool, melt Nutella in microwave and pour into a small ziploc bag. Cut the corner off the bag and drizzle over cookies. Refrigerate until set. Store in covered container. Enjoy!!
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Lisa June 14, 2011 at 11:06 am

I always loved Rolos so I know I’d like your Rolo cookies even more. Yummy!

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Leslie June 14, 2011 at 12:37 pm

So many delicious flavors in there! What a good idea to add the Nutella, too! (One of my favorite things:)
Thanks for sharing!

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carolinaheartstrings June 14, 2011 at 1:06 pm

You always have the best looking sweets. I cannot wait to make these and I know I won’t be able to eat just one or two or three or……..

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Ladybird Ln June 14, 2011 at 1:18 pm

These look so fabulous! You are amazing… it makes me wish we were neighbors! The type that brings eachother treats, except I would be getting the better end of the deal!

Carlee
http://www.ladybirdln.com

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CK June 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

Umm, um, um, CAN I HAVE ONE!!!!!?!??!?! Looks SO good!

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Aisling Beatha June 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

Those look yummy

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Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet June 14, 2011 at 1:48 pm

Oh, my! I bet these are superb. <3 Nutella and Rolos!

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ASingleMothersJourney June 14, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Looks great! I must try this.

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Jocelyn June 14, 2011 at 2:47 pm

mmmm rolos and cookies…best of both worlds! Sure wish we were neighbors:-)

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Jenni June 14, 2011 at 3:10 pm

OMGoodness, I was just talking to a friend about Rolo candies. This looks fabulously delicious! On Thursday I am host my first linky party, I would love for you to hop over and join me!
Jenni 4 kissed by a frog
kissedbyafrog.blogspot.com

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Sinful Sundays June 14, 2011 at 5:42 pm

Wow, those look decadent! I love Rolos—they’re so good! :)

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Alida June 14, 2011 at 7:20 pm

I love Rolos… those are on my list of things I miss about being in US. Those cookies look so rich and yummy!

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Elena (Running in Heels After Child) June 14, 2011 at 9:57 pm

I have made cookies with Rolos and brownies with Rolos but I have never added Nutella, now I am going to have to find a reason to make them- yum.

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Lark (SparkyLarky) June 14, 2011 at 10:04 pm

Aimee, you are a girl after my own heart! I love the use of Nutella.

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Sue June 14, 2011 at 10:56 pm

These cookies are calling my name!

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Liz @ Two Maids a Milking June 15, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Love the photo with the milk!! :) These looks like they could make any day better!! Thanks for linking up to 2 Maids a Baking!

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Ms Bibi June 15, 2011 at 9:09 pm

These cookies look absolutely sinful. I love Rolos and this is just one of the best cookies I’ve seen in weeks.

Hope you can come and share it at Foodie Wednesday

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Teri@thefreshmancook June 16, 2011 at 12:47 am

My husbands favorite candy is rolos! I can’t wait to bake them for him. Thanks for a great recipe!

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Vicki V @ blestnest.blogspot.com June 16, 2011 at 12:50 am

These look divine! A must try!

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MM June 16, 2011 at 1:52 am

You’re killing me with all of these great treats! Rolos are one of my favorites.

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Raina June 16, 2011 at 3:28 am

Yum! These look to die for. My kids would go nuts:)

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Chef in Training June 16, 2011 at 5:05 am

these look amazing! MMM!

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Emily June 16, 2011 at 7:11 am

thanks for linking to Tasty Tuesday. Come back again next week http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

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Denise June 16, 2011 at 2:35 pm

I found you on Thrilling Thursday Linky Party. I didn’t join since I haven’t created anything but I had to check out the projects everyone else did. Creative people inspire me so I am now following you. These cookies look positively sinful! I hope you will follow me back http://talesfrommyjournal.blogspot.com I can be found in facebook too http://www.facebook.com/DeniseMartin.LillaRose and twitter @DeniseLillaRose If you like/follow me there I will do the same for you. When you stop by my blog, please check out my kind of fashion (hair jewelry).

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Marlee June 16, 2011 at 5:28 pm

This looks delicious! I’ll definitely have to give it a try! Found you at the Thrilling Thursday’s blog hop and am glad I did! Am a happy new follower :).

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Wendy June 18, 2011 at 6:55 pm

YUM! Thanks for linking up to Turning the Table Thursday. Link up anytime!

Wendy
http://www.everydaymomsmeals.blogspot.com/

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Bites of Sweetness June 18, 2011 at 8:17 pm

Not only do I love Nutella with a burning passion, these cookies also have rolos in them! Amazing! I am literally salivating right now. Great blog! You can check out mine too if you like.

Lisa @ bitesofsweetness.blogspot.com

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Jerri June 19, 2011 at 2:57 pm

How yummy! I love rolos!

I’m your newest follower and facebook fan!

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Kim McCallie June 19, 2011 at 11:03 pm

Oh, these do look delicious! I love Rolos. These looks like something I would like to make to include in my teachers’ gifts for the holidays. Thanks for sharing on A Well-Seasoned Life’s Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

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shopannies June 20, 2011 at 1:57 am

I have made rolo cookies before but never with the hazelnut will def be trying these soon

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Chef in Training June 20, 2011 at 2:53 pm

I just wanted to stop by and tell you I featured these on my blog today! Feel free to come by and grab a button!
-Nikki
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Christy June 21, 2011 at 3:30 am

i didn’t know that a caramel filled chocolate cookie could get any better…but you achieved it! hazelnut..nutella? are you kidding me? amazing! thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club!

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Our Italian Kitchen June 21, 2011 at 1:22 pm

I love Rolos! What a smart idea!

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briarrose June 21, 2011 at 7:28 pm

These look amazing. A couple of these would make my day perfect.

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Jenn Erickson June 22, 2011 at 5:12 pm

I’ve always had a very special place in my heart for Rolo candies, so these cookies are definitely saying, no, screaming my name!

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Jerri June 22, 2011 at 8:58 pm

Thanks for linking up with me for Friday Favorites! I’m featuring you this week. Come by and grab my featured button if you’d like one.

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Karen - Trilogy Edibles June 23, 2011 at 12:46 pm

wow, those look awesome. Came over from Something Swanky. I’m a new follower.

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Chelsea June 26, 2011 at 5:30 pm

Stumbled upon these browsing your recipes and they look *AMAZING*. I absolutely love Nutella and Rolos so I’m pretty confident this would be cookie heaven for me. I can’t wait to try them!!

And thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog. I really appreciate it!! I’ll definitely be following you. :)

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lorna vanderhaeghe August 23, 2011 at 3:21 am

Hazelnuts and nutella make the cookies taste good.

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Kayla February 5, 2014 at 9:50 am

These look amazing!!
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