Jul 21, 2009

"M&M'S" Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup shortening
1 large egg
1-1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp EACH: baking soda & salt
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2/3 cup milk
2/3 cup "M&M's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
1/2 cup large marshmallows

3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter, softened
3 tblsps water
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Heat oven to 375F. Grease baking sheets. Sift together flour, baking soda, salt & cocoa. Cream together sugar & shortening; add egg. Add flour mixture. Add vanilla, milk & mini baking bits. Mix together. Drop onto prepared baking sheets.

Bake 8 mins at 375F. Top each cookie with a marshmallow. Bake 3 mins longer; cool.

Mix together; frost cookies, after cookies are frosted sprinkle with "M&M's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits.

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