Hot Chocolate Cookies

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  • Looking for new Christmas cookies to try? If you’re looking for a creative twist on sugar cookies or chocolate sugar cookie recipes, you’ve gotta try these Hot Chocolate Cookies!

    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    These Hot Chocolate Cookies are delicious chocolate sugar cookies topped with mini, crunchy marshmallows.

    They’re the ultimate Christmas cookies because they’re the perfect combo of two quintessential holiday treats – sugar cookies and hot chocolate!

    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    Nothing quite says December like spending days in the kitchen baking dozens and dozens of cookies. Okay, maybe that’s a BIT of an exaggeration for some of us but the reality is most of us probably spend at least one day in the kitchen baking Christmas cookies.

    We all have our traditional favorites. Chocolate chip cookies, soft sugar cookies, cut out sugar cookies, peanut butter blossoms, thumbprints, super cute festive cookies that take 10x longer to make than they do to eat…the list goes on and on.

    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    If you participate in any cookie swaps or make cookie trays for holiday parties, there’s always a bit of pressure to make something that everyone else isn’t making or to at least take a favorite and make it a bit more creative.

    I’m a sugar cookie addict so I started experimenting with chocolate sugar cookie recipes…and decided to take it a step further and try out Hot Chocolate Cookies as my new Christmas cookies.

    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    Remember that restaurant-size bag of dehydrated marshmallows I accidentally bought from Amazon? They were for this recipe!

    This Hot Chocolate Cookie recipe starts with a basic sugar cookie recipe, with the addition of cocoa powder for the chocolate flavor. Then, to make these different all other chocolate sugar cookie recipes, I added dehydrated mini marshmallows.

    Eaten warm, these exactly like a warm cup of hot chocolate!

    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    These Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies disappeared very quickly when I left them in plain sight!

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    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com
    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you'll never be able to eat just one! #hotchocolatecookies #chocolatesugarcookiesrecipe #christmascookies www.savoryexperiments.com
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    Hot Chocolate Cookies

    Hot Chocolate Cookies are must-make Christmas cookies! A favorite chocolate sugar cookie recipe with marshmallows, you’ll never be able to eat just one!
    Prep Time10 mins
    Cook Time30 mins
    Total Time40 mins
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: chocolate sugar cookies, hot chocolate cookies
    Servings: 32
    Calories: 131kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola

    Ingredients

    Instructions

    • In a medium mixing bowl, sift together cocoa powder, flour, baking soda and fine sea salt. Set aside.
    • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or a large mixing bowl with an electric hand mixer, cream together butter and brown sugar with a mixer until fluffy, approximately 5 minutes.
    • Add eggs, one at a time.
    • Add vanilla, blending until mixed.
    • Slowly add dry mixture until dough forms.
    • Fold in mini dehydrated marshmallows.
    • Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour and up to 36 hours.
    • When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an insulated baking sheet with parchment paper.
    • Drop heaping tablespoons of cookie dough onto the cookie sheet.
    • Baking for 9-11 minutes and remove right before they look cooked.
    • Cool for 10 minutes before placing on a cooling rack and allowing to cool fully.
    • If you’ve tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!

    Notes

    Adapted from Chocolate, Chocolate and More.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.8mg

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