St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cookies

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I love easy recipes.  haha. And these St. Patrick’s Day Cookies are easy. Seriously, though, when it comes to a quick treat for the kiddos, I love when  it doesn’t take very long but yet its still delicious and fun.  These ones, like my 5 minute Chocolate Caramel Pretzels are fast and easy to make but the kids love.  
All you need for Pot of Gold Cookies are three things.
1. Ready to Bake Sugar Cookies
2. Green Sprinkles
3.  Rolos
Yes, of course, you could find the perfect sugar cookie recipe and make them from scratch but I prefer the fast option.  🙂 
1.  Preheat Oven 350 degrees
2.  Place a rolo between your sugar cookie dough.  I used one cookie for the top and one for the bottom  so there would be plenty of dough to cover the Rolo.
3.  Roll The dough around the Rolo into a ball.
4.  Roll Dough ball into sprinkles.  Note:  If you don’t want your kids to have green lips when they are done eating, use less sprinkles.  Haha.
5. Put cookies on cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.  Times do vary depending on oven.  I only put 8 cookies per cookie sheet because they do spread.  Next time, I also want to try putting them in mini muffin tins and making more of a cookie cup.   
6.  Allow cookies to cool then enjoy! 
My kids really enjoyed these cookies, because not only are they awesome green and delicious, but they didn’t realize there was a surprise on the inside.  They loved biting into the cookie and having a delicious chocolate caramel Pot of Gold treat.  #nomnomnom


  1. these look Delicious, and easy to make, love the green sugar.

  2. Oh my gosh one these are so cute, and two they sound Delicious!!!! I love how you put a rolo inside, such a great idea!!!

  3. Oh, this is so clever! A rolo in the middle is certainly a pot of gold to me!

  4. Oh I love Rolos! They are one of my favorite candies! Your cookies look delicious!

  5. Sugar cookies are my husband's favorite type of cookies!

  6. Ooh Rolos! I'm in – I have to make these. They look and sound amazing!

  7. The best part is the ROLO in the middle! Very tasty! Thanks for the warning about the green sprinkles lol

  8. These look so good! My girls would love them. Of course, the ROLOs are what make them for me!

  9. How cute. I love easy treats! The rolo inside would make me want to eat them all.

  10. what a great idea! My kids would love this! BTW Rolo's are my favorite!

  11. A hidden rolo, is perfection. Love the fun theme of these cookies.

  12. Those are so cute and easy to make too! Just my kind of recipe!

  13. Wow, these are awesome!! They'd be such a hit at my house!!Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

  14. Yumm.. these looks sooo Greenish.. Love it.. Soo simple, think I will surprise my little cookie monsters, maybe they will find the pot of gold.. what a cute idea… thanks for sharing

  15. They are adorable!! So fun and festive!

  16. I know what cookies I am going to be making next! Yum! These are awesome!

  17. Wow, what a cute idea. I will definitely show my son this and we'll make these together. Thank you!

  18. I would have never guessed there was a rolo in the middle of those cookies!

  19. These look really unique for sure. I never would have thought about making greenish sugar cookies before. This looks like a great combination and definitely St. Patrick's Day ready.

  20. These look really good! I love all the things you can do with rolos.

  21. Yum Yum Yum! Oh my these look so good> I love the surprise in the middle.

  22. It's like a yummy secret inside. What a cute and yummy idea!

  23. My son loves Rolos and just happened to walk by as I was scrolling through your post. Now, I must make these cookies! LOL! I pinned it too!

  24. I haven't eaten Rolos in a long time… but man, I am craving these cookies now!

  25. Umm, WOW, these are super simple. I always wondered how to get the sprinkles evenly spread out. 🙂 These look amazing/

  26. You just don't know how much I love Rolos. These cookies look spectacular.

  27. Those cookies look so good and they really are easy to make. I like the idea of a surprise inside.

  28. These are so clever! My 4 year old loves anything green so I'll have to make these for him. (green lips and all)

  29. I was surprised, they didn't leak out at all. I'm guessing it melted enough when it was in the ball that it spread with the cookie. It didn't come out the top or bottom.

  30. Too cute! I want to make these. The recipe looks like something I can definitely handle! lol Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  31. Oh my. I have a bag of Rolos on the counter and tonight I have discovered two new recipes to use them in. If I could bake, I would be staying up late to figure out what to do with them. But since I can't bake well, I'll have to talk hubby into making something with them! LOL

  32. These look delicious! I will definitely try the second one even if, in Romania, we don’t celebrate St. Patrick. But, green is my son’s favorite colour so… 😉

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