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Hot Chocolate Cookies Tips
Can you use mini marshmallows instead of vanilla marshmallow bits?
While you can use mini marshmallows in place of marshmallow bits in this recipe, the visual effect and appeal may not be the same. Mini marshmallows are much softer and will melt while baking. Marshmallow bits are drier and hold their shape, making them easily identifiable in the finished cookies. Use your mini marshmallows in these tempting treats
What kind of hot cocoa mix can you use to make hot chocolate cookies?
Always use instant hot cocoa mix, which you can often find in the coffee or cocoa aisle at your grocery store. Hot cocoa mix is primarily made of cocoa and sugar, which easily dissolve into either water or milk. Hot chocolate, on the other hand, is richer and may even contain flakes of chocolate. If you have extra instant hot cocoa, whip up a batch of these cozy cocoa cupcakes
How should you store hot chocolate cookies?
Baked cookies always store best in an airtight, lidded container at room temperature, where they should keep fresh for up to 3 days. Wrapped well, these hot chocolate cookies can also be frozen for up to 6 months. For best results, use these tips to keep in mind when freezing cookies
.—Mark Neufang, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
1 cookie: 81 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.