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Brownie Surprise Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Brownie Surprise Cookies, by , is from Nell's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Wednesday, November 5, 2008


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O lakes Margarine, softened
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 cup milk
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup salt
24 marshmallows, cut into halves
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
dash of salt
3 tbsp Land O Lakes Margarine, softened
4 to 5 tbsp milk
chopped nuts, if desired

Heat oven to 350. Combine 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup margarine in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until mixed well (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speed to low; add all remaining cookie ingredients EXCEPT marshmallows. Beat until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).
Drop dough by rounded tsp 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 7 minutes or until edges are just set. Remove from oven.
Press 1 marshmallow half onto center of each cookie. Continue baking for 2 minutes or until marshmallow is softened. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
Combine all frosting ingredients EXCEPT milk and chopped nuts in small mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often and adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency (1 to 2 minutes).
Frost cooled cookies, covering entire marshmallow. Garnish with chopped nuts if desired.

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Number Of Servings:
4 dozen cookies




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