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Cocoa Surprise Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Makes

5 dozen

These rich cookies are truly a chocolate lover's delight. Miniature marshmallows are the delectable surprise in every bite. —Debra Himes, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows, frozen

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Press two to three frozen marshmallows into each; reshape balls.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 114 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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