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Cream-Filled Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Cream-Filled Chocolate Cookies Recipe

I've been making these cookies for years. My children and grandchildren gobble them up.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:27 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are set. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine filling ingredients ; beat until smooth. Spread on the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 250 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 247 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.