How to Bake Chocolate Rolo Cookies - a Cake Mix Recipe

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How to Bake Chocolate Rolo Cookies - a Cake Mix Recipe Recipe
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Gather your ingredients and tools.  I used a Betty Crocker Devil's Food cake mix.  My 11oz bag of Rolo's had 56 candies.  I believe the ones that are packaged in rolls have 12 candies.

Gather your ingredients and tools. I used a Betty Crocker Devil's Food cake mix. My 11oz bag of Rolo's had 56 candies. I believe the ones that are packaged in rolls have 12 candies.

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This step is the most time-consuming... Remove the Rolo's wrappers.  (Gotta love the after-Xmas sales on holiday candy!  I always stock up on M&M's and Kisses, 'cause who honestly cares about color?)

This step is the most time-consuming... Remove the Rolo's wrappers. (Gotta love the after-Xmas sales on holiday candy! I always stock up on M&M's and Kisses, 'cause who honestly cares about color?)

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Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Combine cake mix, eggs, and oil.  Mix with spatula.  It will not be like a cake batter, but more like a dough.

Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine cake mix, eggs, and oil. Mix with spatula. It will not be like a cake batter, but more like a dough.

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A very oily ball of dough.

A very oily ball of dough.

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Using clean hands, take roughly a tablespoon of dough and wrap around a Rolo candy.  Just enough to wrap it completely.  Careful not to leave any holes where the chocolate and caramel can ooze out.

Using clean hands, take roughly a tablespoon of dough and wrap around a Rolo candy. Just enough to wrap it completely. Careful not to leave any holes where the chocolate and caramel can ooze out.

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This will be about a 1.5 inch cookie.  If you wish, you can use a little more dough to make them up to 2.5 inches.  Doing that will likely yield about 36 cookies instead.

This will be about a 1.5 inch cookie. If you wish, you can use a little more dough to make them up to 2.5 inches. Doing that will likely yield about 36 cookies instead.

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Place them about 1.5-2 inches apart on nonstick cookie sheet.  Although, there's plenty of oil so they won't stick anyways.  Bake for 8 minutes.

Place them about 1.5-2 inches apart on nonstick cookie sheet. Although, there's plenty of oil so they won't stick anyways. Bake for 8 minutes.

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This is what they look like when done.  They have a nice smooth and shiny exterior with some crackle.

This is what they look like when done. They have a nice smooth and shiny exterior with some crackle.

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Place on wire rack to cool.

Place on wire rack to cool.

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Dust with powdered sugar and enjoy while warm and gooey.

Dust with powdered sugar and enjoy while warm and gooey.

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As you see, the Rolo has melted inside.  As you bite into the cookie, it's crispy and then you get a little gooey surprise in the center.  Perfectly delicious with a glass of milk!!!  Enjoy!!

As you see, the Rolo has melted inside. As you bite into the cookie, it's crispy and then you get a little gooey surprise in the center. Perfectly delicious with a glass of milk!!! Enjoy!!

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