Devil's Food Surprise Cookies
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 24 large marshmallows, cut in half horizontally or 4 small marshmallows
  • Chocolate Frosting for Surprise Cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add egg, milk, and vanilla, and beat until well combined.
  5. Add reserved flour mixture; mix on low speed until combined.
  6. Using a tablespoon or 1¾-inch ice cream scoop, drop dough onto ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake until cookies begin to spread and become firm, 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Remove baking sheets from oven, and place a marshmallow, cut-side down, in the center of each cookie, pressing down slightly.
  9. Return to oven, and continue baking until marshmallows begins to melt, 2 to 2½ minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting.
  10. Spread about 1 tablespoon of frosting over each marshmallow, starting in the center and continuing outward until marshmallow is covered.
Devil's Food Frosting 4 cups powdered sugar ½ cup butter, melted and cooled ½ cup cocoa ½ cup milk ½ tsp. vanilla Stir ingredients together until creamy.
Recipe by Gracious Rain at