Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies
Classic Christmas cookie- chewy chocolate base, topped with marshmallow, frosting & sprinkles.
- ½ cup shortening
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup cocoa powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ cup milk
- 15 large marshmallows - cut in half
- 2 cups confectioner's sugar
- 4 tbsp butter - melted & cooled (½ stick)
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- ¼ cup milk
- ¼ tsp vanilla extract
- holiday sprinkles - opt.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper & set aside.
Cream the shortening & sugar together until fluffy.
Add in the egg & vanilla - mix thoroughly.
Add in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt followed by the milk. Beat well until smooth
Drop teaspoon size portions of dough onto the prepared cookie sheet.
Bake for 8 minutes.
Remove from the oven & place half of a marshmallow (cut/sticky side down) on the top of each cookie.
Return to oven & bake 2 additional minutes.
Cool completely before adding the frosting & sprinkles.
Place the confectioners sugar in a bowl, whisk in butter & cocoa powder.
Add milk & vanilla & whisk well.
Spoon onto the tops of the cookies & add the sprinkles before the frosting hardens.