Chocolate Pecan Marshmallow Cookies

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Glasshousejohn, Feb 24, 2006.

  1. Chocolate Pecan Marshmallow Cookies

    An extremely wonderful treat to share or not :)

    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1 cup sugar
    1 egg
    1/4 cup milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1/3 cup baking cocoa
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    16-18 large marshmallows

    Icing:
    6 tablespoons butter or margarine
    2 tablespoons baking cocoa
    1/4 cup milk
    1 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    Approximately 36 pecan halves

    In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg, milk and vanilla; mix
    well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; beat into creamed
    mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake
    at 350 F for 8 minutes. Meanwhile cut marshmallows in half. Press a
    marshmallow half, cut side down, onto each cookies. Return to the oven
    for 2 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.

    For icing:
    combine butter, cocoa and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; boil for 1
    minute, stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Transfer to a small mixing
    bowl.
    Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat well. Spread over the cooled
    cookies. Top each with a pecan half.

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