Top Hat Dandies

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

A soft chocolaty cookie that melts in your mouth!

My kids loved these when they were growing up- and they still do!


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Serves:

18 cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
margarine
2/3 c
packed brown sugar
1 large
egg, beaten
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
maraschino cherry juice
2 Tbsp
milk
2
chocolate, unsweetened squares
1/2 c
chopped nuts
1/4 c
chopped maraschino cherries
18 large
fresh marshmallows, cut in 1/2

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream the first 2 ingredients;blend in egg. Beat well. Combine flour,soda and salt. Stir in half the dry ingredients. Add cherry juice and milk, stir in remaining dry ingredients. Mix well. Blend in melted chocolate,nuts and cherries.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in 350^ oven for 12-14 minutes, until cookies spring back when gently touched. Place marshmallow 1/2 cut side down on hot, baked cookies. Cool on wire rack or paper bag. Cool;frost with chocolate fudge frosting and top with nut half.
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Fudge frosting:
1/2 c. margarine
3 1/2 c. powdered sugar
4 Tablespoons baking cocoa
6 Tablespoons milk
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and boil for 1 minute. Cool slightly. Spread on cookies . Top with nut. Let set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American