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Chocolate Mountains

CHOCOLATE MOUNTAINS are a new family favorite! Soft chocolate cookie topped with a marshmallow and frosted with more chocolate to look like a mountain. You can't go wrong!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 3 dozen
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

Cookie

  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1/2 C evaporated milk
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 C cocoa
  • 1/2 C chopped walnuts optional (I didn't put them in)
  • 24 large marshmallows cut in half

Frosting

  • 1/3 C soft butter
  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • About 2 Tbsp milk
  • 6 Tbsp cocoa
  • 2 Tbsp oil

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • beat the shortening, milk, water, egg and vanilla in a stand mixer or with a hand mixer
  • in a medium bowl whisk remaining ingredients for cookies except the marshmallows
  • slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until just just combined
  • drop cookie dough by the teaspoonful on a greased cookie sheet
  • bake for 8 minutes
  • cut marshmallows in half
  • remove cookies from oven and place marshmallows on top, cut side down, while they're still hot
  • allow to cool

Frosting

  • While cookies cool mix all frosting ingredients with a mixer
  • frost the marshmallows like a mountain
  • enjoy!