Rolo Cookie Bars!

Delicious Chocolate Chip Rolo Cookie Bars that Everyone will Love – Delicious Cookie, Chocolate Chips, and Oooodles of Rolos!


The other week I posted a recipe for some DELICIOUS M&M Cookie Bars and oh my days I adore them so much. Like, I’ve made them 7 times now, and so many of you guys have already made them too. However, one of my regular readers sent me a link to this delicious recipe by Averie Cooks and it inspired me. I seriously HAD to make a Rolo version of the Cookie Bars immediately.

I wasn’t really keen on going on the Blondie root for the recipe as I posted my recipe for my White Chocolate & Pistachio Blondies recently, but as I only have one Cookie Bar recipe so far, this had to happen. I also wanted to make a slight change and not make it a double chocolate style recipe, and more of a plain cookie! I tried to just remove the 50g Cocoa Powder and add in 50g of Plain Flour but the dough seemed quite wet still, so adding in an extra 25g of flour worked perfectly! If you do want it to be double chocolatey however, do as the M&M Cookie Bars recipe says!


These delicious bars are super gooey cookie style, like these aren’t a crunchy Cookie by any means.. They can be if you like, but you’ll have to bake them for a lot longer, and then the caramel might go a bit dodgy. The caramel in the Rolos makes the cookie bars softer and sweeter, whilst also still having little pockets of Caramel throughout. Adding in a smaller amount of Chocolate Chips gives it that extra hit of chocolateyness that I crave! You could easily use the Dark Chocolate R0los if you prefer, or use White or Dark Chocolate Chips… but Milk is my fave!

After the success of my other Rolo recipes such as my No-Bake Caramel Rolo Cheesecake and No-Bake Rolo Tart I knew you would appreciate this as well. I might have been slightly inspired to do this as well because my new Puppy is called Rolo, so I say Rolo multiple times a day now so it’s all I can think about.. my bad. But hey, they’re delicious! I hope you guys love these as much as my Trusty Taste Testers and I did! Enjoy!


This recipe makes 16 Cookie Bars!


– 275g Plain Flour
– 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
– 1/2tsp Salt
– 1tbsp Cornflour
– 115g Unsalted Butter/Stork
– 55g Granulated Sugar
– 135g Light Brown Sugar
– 1 Medium Egg, beaten
– 1/2tsp Vanilla Bean Extract
– 2x 126g Bags of Rolos
– 100g Milk Chocolate Chips



1) Preheat your oven to 190C/170C Fan and line a 9x9inch Square Tin with parchment paper, and leave to the side for now.

2) Whisk/Mix the Plain Flour, Bicarbonate, Salt and Cornflour together so its evenly distributed – leave to the side.

3) In a larger bowl, melt the butter. Add in the two sugars, and whisk for about 2 minutes so the sugar starts to dissolve and the mixture is smooth. Add in the Egg and the Vanilla, and whisk again briefly till smooth. (I used an electric whisk)

4) Add in the Dry Ingredients, the Rolos (apart from a handful), and the Chocolate Chips and mix with a spatula till a thick cookie dough is formed.

5) Press the mixture into the bottom of the tin and press in the handful of Rolos into the top for decoration. Bake the traybake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until the top of the cookie bake looks ‘dry’!

6) Leave the cookie bake to cool for about 10 minutes, then leave to cool fully on a wire rack. Cut the bake into 4×4 for decent sizes, or 5×5 for smaller ones! Enjoy!


Tips and Ideas

If you can’t access Rolos, you could use something that is a soft caramel like pieces of Cadburys Caramel maybe? I wouldn’t suggest using a hard caramel sweet however as it will bake differently. You could also use something such as Munchies!

These delicious beings will last in an airtight container for up to 5 days, but honestly, they’ll be eaten before then.

I’ve never personally tried this mix as an actual cookie, but if you try it out, let me know how you get on – I’d love to know if it worked!



Find my other Cookie & Traybake Recipes on my Recipes Page!

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  • Reply Julie March 5, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Made these for my daughter and son-in-law, received a text saying, what are they called? We’re eating them all! Doesn’t look like they’ll be any left for work tomorrow then ?

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  • Reply Victoria Lee November 13, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    I made these today with my daughter and they turned out perfectly. Thank you.

  • Reply Maricarmen November 6, 2016 at 4:17 am

    I made these bars today for my 12 year old and he liked them a lot, thank you for sharing! – I like that I have to weight the ingredients, I think it’s more accurate.

  • Reply Sandra October 22, 2016 at 9:55 am

    I am about to bake your recipe and soooo excited about it! Thank you for all those marvelous ideas, recipes and the way you blog! Truly inspirational! Even though it’s sometimes though to get certain things here in Germany!(although amazon helps me alot to solve those tiny hiccups:)))) xx

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie October 22, 2016 at 6:32 pm

      Awh yay! I’m so glad! And yeah, I have readers from all over the world and sometimes I haven’t a clue what the equivalent is! I hope you love them! xx

  • Reply Amy baines September 8, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    Just made these to take to work for someone’s birthday! Look/smell amazing. Can’t wait to tuck into them! 😀 x

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie September 9, 2016 at 4:18 pm

      Ooooh I hope the birthday person enjoys them and everyone else! And you of course! Hehe thank you!! X

  • Reply Linda September 7, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    Love Rolos!! Sounds delicious 🙂 🙂

  • Reply Emma September 7, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    Oh my gosh. I hope these taste as good as they look! I can’t wait to try them!

  • Reply Kristen September 5, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Ooooh Jane you’ve got me nearly dribbling! These I HAVE to try!! Pls keep the amazing recipes coming – don’t know what I’d do without your website – all the recipes I’ve tried of yours are a success and taste beautiful – can’t thank you enough!! xx

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie September 5, 2016 at 10:01 pm

      Ahh not quite dribbling, I need to try harder!! Hehe but thank you so much!! xx

  • Reply Kelly | Maverick Baking September 5, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Dayummmmm that Rolo caramel ooze though. These look so good!

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie September 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm

      Hahah oh I know, I was so satisfied with the photos of that caramel! Thank you!

  • Reply silvia September 5, 2016 at 3:05 pm

    Yummy! You gave me the right recipe for the dessert to offer to my friends at our Lady Bunco Night… I’m sure it will be a success! Thanks for sharing!

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