Hot Cocoa Cookies Recipe for Santa
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • ¾ cup softened butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup half and half or milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup hot cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup mini chocolate chips, divided
  • mini marshmallows
  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, scraping down the sides of the bowl for about 3-5 minutes. Add eggs, butter and half and half and beat well.
  3. Beat in flour, hot cocoa and baking soda just until combined. Stir in ½ cup mini chocolate chips.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto a baking sheet. Bake for 7 minutes and remove from oven. Press 3 mini marshmallows into each cookie and return to oven. Bake for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from oven and let set for 1 minute before moving to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  5. Once cookies are cook, place ¼ cup of mini chocolate chips into the corner of a small sandwich bag. Microwave on high, for about 70-90 seconds, checking every 20 seconds and kneading chocolate until it is melted.
  6. Snip the corner of the bag and pipe chocolate onto each cookie. Let set to harden before serving.
Recipe by The Rebel Chick at