Homemade Peanut Butter cookies taste great any time of the year. Many people have their own favorites. During the holiday season, families like to make things extra special by baking special treats such as these Rolo Peanut Butter Cookies.
Rolo Peanut Butter Cookies
½ cup unsalted butter, room temp
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup sugar
1 egg, room temp
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 tbsp vanilla
¾ tsp baking soda
¾ tsp baking powder
1½ cups flour
½ tsp salt
1 package of Rolo candy
1 bottle of Ghirardelli chocolate syrup
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Cream butter and both sugars with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy
Scrape the sides of the bowl and mix ingredients thoroughly..
Add in the egg, mixing until smooth.
Add peanut butter and vanilla to the mixture. Blend well.
In a separate bowl whisk baking soda, powder,salt and flour.
Then slowly add it to the wet ingredients.
Mix well to ensure all of the ingredients are well blended.
Using a small ice cream scoop make small dough balls.
Press a hole in the center of the dough ball (don’t push through to the bottom of the cookie) with your thumb.
Place the unwrapped Rolo into the hole and squeeze the top of the hole together.
Place them on the lined cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until they are lightly brown on the bottom of each of the cookies.
Remove from oven and allow to cool briefly on the cookie sheet.
Transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.
Put a cookie sheet under the wire rack.
Drizzle the cooled cookie with chocolate syrup.