Hot Cocoa Cookies

February 08, 2013


It's weird. We got snow this week.  Alot of snow.  We haven't had a decent (over 1-2inches) since the winter before last. It's so pretty looking and a bit annoying at the same time. We've been very spoiled by Mother Nature. But, we will muddled through...these cookies shall help out immensely.  Yes, these are all over, but, I had to make them and share them, because, if you have happened to miss them on one of the other many food bloggers they are on..well..I'm here to do you a gigantic favor. Chocolate. Marshmallow. Melted chocolate.  *Sigh* These are amazing...that's all I can say.
Make these. Grab a big glass of milk and watch the snow from your window..or the sunshine if applicable where you live :)
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Ingredients:
1 stick butter
12 oz semisweet chocolate
1-1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1-1/4 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
15-20 large marshmallow
3- 4oz chocolate candy bars ( ex: Hershey Bar)

Directions:
In a saucepan, melt butter and 12oz semi sweet chocolate. Stir frequently until smooth.  Set aside and let cool for 15-20 minutes.  In a mixing bowl, whisk, flour, cocoa powder and baking powder.  Set aside.  In a separate mixing bowl, beat brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla on low speed.  Mix in melted chocolate/butter mixture.  Slowly, mix in flour mixture until well combined.  Keep dough in refrigerator for an hour.
When dough is ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray lightly with cooking spray.  Scoop dough onto prepared cookie sheet and form into 1 in balls, flatten slightly.
Bake for 7-8 minutes.
While cookies are baking, cut marshmallows in half.  Cut candy bars into 1 inch pieces.  Stick the candy bar piece onto the stick side of the marshmallow (photo above)
Remove cookies from oven and press marshmallows lightly, chocolate side down into each cookies. Bake an additional 3-4 minutes or until marshmallows are soft and a bit puffy.  Once removed from oven, let them cool for about 5 minutes before taking off baking sheet.  Cool completely.
Garnish with shaved chocolate/chocolate pieces if desired.






4 comments

  1. We also just got hit with more snow than we've had the past two years. These cookies are drool-worthy!

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    1. Stay safe Anita with the snow Anita!
      Cookies are dangerously droll-worthy..glad they are gone, they were too tough to avoid eating :)

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