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Chocolate Surprise Cookies Recipe

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Added: Sunday, April 13, 2008


2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
36 marshmallows (for double batch)

2 cups powdered sugar
5 tbsp cocoa
Dash of salt
3 tbsp butter, melted
4 - 5 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla

Mix dry ingredients, set aside. Cream shortening and sugar. Gradually beat, Add egg. Add flour alternately with milk and vanilla. Drop on greased cookie sheet. Bake 7 - 8 minutes at 350. Top each with 1/2 marshmallow. Return to oven for 2 minutes. Cool and frost. To make frosting, combine sugar, cocoa and salt. Add melted butter, milk and vanilla. (1 batch of frosting will frost double batch of cookies.)




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