Hot Chocolate Cookies

Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hot chocolate cookies, cookies, chocolate cookies
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 166kcal
Author: Laureen King
Double dose of chocolate with semi-sweet chocolate chips and unsweetened cocoa powder, topped with melted marshmallow.
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  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cups all purpose flour
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • 6 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • cups brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 large marshmallows cut in half


  • Sift together cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter and the 6 oz of semisweet chocolate chips. Stir constantly until just melted. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix together on medium speed until combined.
  • Beat in the cooled chocolate mixture just until combined.
  • Add flour/cocoa mixture and blend on low speed just until combined.
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Scoop and drop the cookie dough by the tablespoon, onto the prepared cookie sheets.Space them at least 2 inches apart.
  • Bake cookies 350º F for 12 minutes.
  • Remove cookies from oven and working quickly so cookies don't cool too much, place one half piece of marshmallow on top of each cookie.
  • Place the cookies back in the oven and bake an additional 4 minutes. If you want the tops browned a bit more, turn oven onto broil and bake for a few seconds. keep a close eye so they don't burn!
  • Let cookies cool at least 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.1mg