Chocolate Sundae Cookies

Didi Dalaba


It's cookie time!!! There is just something truly magical about the holidays and cookies. I really can't explain it. The lights are hung, the tree is decorated, the presents are wrapped, (well, getting there), the house looks beautiful... but it's not the holidays until there are cookies!!

Recipe courtesy of Good Housekeeping, 1967.

Pictures are my own.

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4 dozen


25 Min


15 Min


2/3 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
large egg
chocolate, unsweetened squares
1/4 c
maraschino cherries, snipped
1/4 c
maraschino cherry juice
1/2 c
walnuts chopped
2 Tbsp
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
dozen large marshmallows, halved


1 pkg
milk chocolate chips
2 Tbsp

Directions Step-By-Step

-Using your mixer, beat brown sugar and shortening until well blended. Add in your egg and beat till mixed.

-In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt.

-To your brown sugar mixture add the maraschino juice, milk and melted chocolate.

-Slowly add in your flour mixture till all incorporated. Remove mixer.

-Stir in your snipped cherries and chopped walnuts.

-Preheat oven to 350F.

-Using a small cookie scoop or by heaping teaspoonfuls, drop your cookies onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.

-Bake for 13-15 minutes.

-As soon as the cookies come out of the oven, immediately place a marshmallow halve on top of the warm cookie and press down just a little to ensure it sticks.
Continue baking and topping the rest of the cookies.

-Using your microwave in 20 second increments (or can use a double boiler), melt your chocolate chips with your shortening .

-Drizzle chocolate over marshmallows and cookies. Let dry on wire rack. Store in airtight container.

Don't forget to snag just a couple for yourself...

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids