Save on Pinterest

Cocoa/Marshmallow Cookies

It was always a treat when Mom let me help her make these cookies. Nowadays, I always double the recipe because they disappear so fast. The marshmallow is a nice surprise under the sweet frosting. —Lynell Renner, Zap, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 dozen

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' sugar, cocoa, butter and enough milk to reach desired consistency. Pipe onto cookies.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 169 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

Recommended Video