Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Hot Chocolate Cookies

This cookie dough is one of a kind!


3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup instant hot cocoa mix (about 3 packets)
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup vanilla marshmallow bits (not miniature marshmallows)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


-Preheat oven to 375°.

-In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes.

-Beat in eggs and vanilla.

-In another bowl, whisk flour, cocoa mix, baking cocoa, salt, baking soda, and baking powder; gradually beat into creamed mixture.

-Gently stir in marshmallow bits and chocolate chips.

-Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.

-Bake until set, 10-12 minutes.

-Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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