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Mint Hot Cocoa Cookies

Course Bakery
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, christmas, cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 30 cookies


  • 10 tbsps unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbl cocoa powder
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup mini dried marshmallows + extra for topping
  • 1 cup peppermint baking chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350 and line three cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Sift together the flour, cocoa, soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat together the butter and sugar.  Next, beat in the vanilla and egg.
  • Add flour mixture to the creamed butter on low speed, and mix until just combined.  Beat in the chocolate chips, dried marshmallows, and peppermint bits.
  • Spoon a 2-tablespoon scoop to portion the dough on to the cookie sheet.  Add dried marshmallows on top.
  • Bake for 10 minutes until just done.  Let cool completely on a wire rack.