Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies Submitted by Heather Nandell
Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies Submitted by Heather Nandell
These cookies make a gorgeous addition to any cookie plate, and they will be the first ones gone! They are also fun for "little helpers" to put the marshmallows on top or drizzle the icing.

Ingredients

Cookies 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup milk 36 large marshmallows, cut in half (so there are two full circles, not two half circles.) Icing 2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 4 -6 tablespoons hot milk

Nutritional information

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Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375. 2. Sift together flour, soda, salt and cocoa. 3. Cream shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla. 4. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with milk. 5. Form into 1 1/2 inch balls and bake on greased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes. Press 1/2 a marshmallow onto each cookie, bake an additional 2 minutes, or until marshmallow is melted. 6. Combine frosting ingredients. Spoon frosting over each cooled cookie. (Or for a more dazzling effect, pour frosting into the corner of a ziplock bag, snip off the corner, and drizzle frosting across cookie.)