Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hot Chocolate Cookies With Marshmallows

These hot chocolate cookies are a soft, and tender cookie that are topped with marshmallows are so delicious and the everyone loves them, they even look good. These cookies are just like a warm cup of hot chocolate but in a cookie. If the kids go outside to play in the snow, make them a cup of warm hot chocolate and these cookies, they will be a huge hit. Perfect for cookies to bake with the kids, bring them to parties, or just make at home for your family to enjoy..

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 12 ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces semisweet baking chocolate, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 16 large marshmallows, cut in half
  1. In a medium saucepan on medium heat, melt the butter and the 12 ounces of semisweet chocolate chips. Whisk constantly until just melted. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes to slightly cool so the eggs do not scramble. 
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, eggs and vanilla beat on medium speed just until blended. Beat in the cooled chocolate mixture just until combined.
  3. Add the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and salt. Mix on low speed just until combined. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. Drop the cookie dough by the tablespoon, onto the prepared cookie sheets. Place 12 cookies per sheet, and space them at least 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake cookies for 12 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and place one piece of chocolate on the center top of each cookie, and then top each chocolate with one half marshmallow. Place cookies back in oven and bake another 4 minutes.
  6. Remove pan and let cookies cool at least 10 minutes then place on a cooling rack until completely cooled..

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