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!


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!


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……..


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!



CK June 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

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


Aisling Beatha June 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

Those look yummy


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

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


ASingleMothersJourney June 14, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Looks great! I must try this.


Jocelyn June 14, 2011 at 2:47 pm

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


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


Sinful Sundays June 14, 2011 at 5:42 pm

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


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!


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.


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

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


Sue June 14, 2011 at 10:56 pm

These cookies are calling my name!


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!


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



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!


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

These look divine! A must try!


MM June 16, 2011 at 1:52 am

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


Raina June 16, 2011 at 3:28 am

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


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

these look amazing! MMM!


Emily June 16, 2011 at 7:11 am

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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).


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 :).



Wendy June 18, 2011 at 6:55 pm

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



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


Jerri June 19, 2011 at 2:57 pm

How yummy! I love rolos!

I’m your newest follower and facebook fan!


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.


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


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!


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!


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

I love Rolos! What a smart idea!


briarrose June 21, 2011 at 7:28 pm

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


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!


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.


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

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


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. :)


lorna vanderhaeghe August 23, 2011 at 3:21 am

Hazelnuts and nutella make the cookies taste good.


Kayla February 5, 2014 at 9:50 am

These look amazing!!
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