Surprise Cookies

Surprise Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Patsy Fowler


i remember going to my aunt flossies house and she would have these cookies ready for us she called them her surprise cookies


★★★★★ 2 votes

1-3 dozen
1 Hr
15 Min


  • 1 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 12
    marshmallows, cut in half

  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Surprise Cookies


  1. mix together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. cream together butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  2. add egg, milk and vanilla. add the dry ingredients. mix until combined.
  3. line baking sheets with parchment paper. using ice cream scoop, drop batter about 2 inches apart.
  4. bake in a 350 oven for 10-12 minutes.
  5. take the cookies out and press the marshmallow half into the cookies.
  6. put the cookies back into the oven for another 2 minutes. transfer to a cooling rack.
  7. make the frosting by whisking together sugar, butter, cocoa, milk and vanilla.
  8. top with frosting and cover the marshmallows.

Printable Recipe Card

About Surprise Cookies

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

Leave a Comment

18 Best Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

18 Best Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Don’t be that person who shows up to the Christmas cookie exchange with store-bought cookies. Even if you put them on a plate, people know! There’s just that special something...

C Is For Cookie Recipes Everyone Will Want To Eat

C is for Cookie Recipes Everyone Will Want to Eat

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Let's chat cookies. From chocolate chip to sugar and cream filled, they're a dunkable treat that can't be beat. Here are 14 cookie recipes that'll quickly become a family favorite....

Simple Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

Simple Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew

One of the highlights of the holiday season, for me, is making Christmas cookies. It reminds me of being a kid in the kitchen with my mother. Every year I...