Surprise Cookies

Surprise Cookies Recipe

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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


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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.

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About Surprise Cookies

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

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