Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup milk

1 tsp vanilla

1 3/4 cups flour

1/3 cup cocoa

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

16 to 18 large marshmallows

Preheat oven to 350

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg, milk and vanilla, mix well. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; beat into creamed mixture.

Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Meanwhile cut marshmallows in half. Press a marshmallow half, cut side down onto each cookie. Return to the oven for 2 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.


6 tablespoons butter, softened

2 tablespoons baking cocoa

1/4 cup milk

1 3/4 cup confectioners sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla

For icing, in a small saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Cool slightly; transfer to a small mixing bowl, beat in confectioners sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over cooled cookies.

Make 3 dozen.

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