Rocky Road Cookies Recipe

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ROCKY ROAD COOKIES

Margaret Riley

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@artist51

These cookies have won top honors in various fairs...local, county, and state. Each cookie has a surprise under the icing!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar (white)
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
cocoa powder
1 3/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk
36
marshmellows, large, cut in half
1/3 c
butter, softened
2 oz
chocolate, unsweetened, melted, cooled
2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
milk
1 c
pecans, chopped (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together 1/2 cup softened butter, sugar, egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, cocoa, flour, soda, salt, and milk.
2
Drop by small teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 5 minutes, remove from oven, and top with 1/2 marshmellow. Return to oven for 1 minute. Remove from oven and cool.
3
Icing: Mix thoroughly together 1/3 cup softened butter, melted chocolate, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency (add more milk to thin or more confectioners' sugar to thicken). Spread on cookies. Dip into chopped nuts, if desired.

About this Recipe

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