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Cocoa/Marshmallow Cookies

 Cocoa/Marshmallow Cookies
It was always a treat when Mom made these cookies—and let me help in the kitchen when she did. Nowadays, I always double the recipe because they disappear so fast. The marshmallow is a nice surprise because the frosting hides it.
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 large marshmallows, halved
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons 2% milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg and milk. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and
  • salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350°
  • for 8 minutes. Place half of a marshmallow on each cookie; bake 2
  • minutes longer.
  • Remove from oven and press marshmallows down with a fork. Cool.
  • Meanwhile, for frosting, in a large bowl, combine the confectioners'

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Cocoa/Marshmallow Cookies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • sugar, cocoa, butter and enough milk to reach desired consistency.
  • Pipe onto cookies. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 169 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.