Level off flour into bowl; add cocoa and baking soda. Blend well. In Cusinart, beat sugars and margarine until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs; pulse well. Add flour mixture; stir in 1/2 cup pecans. With floured hands, shape 1 teaspoon dough around 1 Rolo. Combine 1/2 cup pecans and 1 tablespoon sugar. Press 1 side of each ball into the mixture. Place nut-side up 2 inches apart. Bake at 370F for 7-9 minutes. Cool 2 minutes; collect and serve after cooled.
Servings: 2 dozen
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana