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Ooey Gooey Chocolate Marshmallow Cookie Recipe

Keyword Cookie
Author Summer


Cookie Recipe:

  • 1 3/4 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening OR you can substitute 1/4 cup butter - room temp
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • large marshmallows cut in half OR mini marshmallows
  • crushed candy canes or peppermint candies

Frosting Recipe:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract



  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.

  2. Sift together flour, salt, soda and cocoa.

  3. Cream together shortening, sugar and egg.  Then add milk and vanilla.

  4. Add flour mixture to shortening mixture.

  5. Drop spoonfuls onto un-greased cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes.

  6. Immediately remove from oven and add half of large marshmallow OR small handful of mini marshmallows (5-8) and quickly return to oven for 3 more minutes.

  7. Remove from oven and cool.  Top with chocolate frosting and candies.


  1. Sift dry ingredients together.  Add wet ingredients and frost cookies.  Immediately add pinch or desired amount of crushed candy canes or peppermint candies (optional).