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Hot Chocolate Cookies

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My middle daughter thinks up some really fun things. This is one of my favorite ideas of hers. She asked if I could make her Hot Chocolate Cookies. Like, cookies made with hot chocolate mix and topped with marshmallows. I knew I could do it! 

Now that I really think about it I can’t believe that I didn’t think about this idea first. It’s totally me. I love hot chocolate and I love cookies.

They turned out really well and tasted just like you would imagine hot chocolate would taste if you could eat it instead of drink it! Yum!

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Hot Chocolate Cookies with Marshmallow Cream Frosting
Makes 18 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of your favorite hot chocolate mix with marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

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Directions:

  1. Mix all the wet ingredients.
  2. Add in the dry ingredients and continue mixing till it’s all combined.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Watch them carefully and remove them once they are firm.

For the frosting, I played around with a bunch of ideas but in the end, I took straight marshmallow cream and spread it out over the cookies. I added shaved milk chocolate on top for a bit more texture and more chocolate flavor!

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Are you done with your baking yet? I’ve still got lots more to do!

Heather Reese
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Heather Delaney Reese is the storyteller and photographer behind the lifestyle and family travel blog It's a Lovely Life®! In addition to traveling 150+ days a year, she also helps new bloggers build successful blogging businesses.