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Surprise Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Holly Orlando

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookies:

1 Cups All-purpose flour
Cup Cocoa Powder
tsp. Baking Soda
tsp. Salt
Cup (1 Stick) Unsalted Butter, Softened
1 Cup Sugar
1 Large Egg
Cup Milk
1 tsp. pure Vanilla Extract
12 Large marshmallows, cut in half diagonally

Frosting:

2 Cups Confectioners' (Powdered) Sugar
4 Tbsp. (1/2 Stick) Unsalted Butter, melted and Cooled
Cup Cocoa Powder
Cup Milk
tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract




Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add egg, milk and vanilla and beat until well combined. Add reserved flour mixture; mix on low speed until combined.

3. Using a Tbsp. or 1 3/4 inch ice cream scoop, drop dough onto ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake until cookies begin to spread and become firm, 10 to 12 minutes.

4. Remove baking sheets from oven and place a marshmallow, cut side down in the center of each cookie, pressing down slightly. Return to oven, and continue baking until marshmallows begin to melt, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting

5. To prepare frosting - place confectioner's sugar in a medium bowl. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter with the cocoa, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Add milk and vanilla and whisk.

6. Spread about 1 Tbsp. of frosting over each marshmallow, starting in the center and continuing outward until marshmallow is covered.

If you're putting two sheets in the oven at a time, switch top and bottom sheets halfway through baking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 Dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Holly brought these to our 1st Cookie Exchange in 2006. They tasted as good as they look! She got it from Martha Stewart!

 

 

 

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