Hot Cocoa Cookies

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Hot Chocolate Fudge Brownie Cookies are everything that is right with the world. They are a melt in your mouth magical fudgy confection that will become a family favorite.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Hot Cocoa Cookies are everything that is right with the world. They are a melt in your mouth, magical, fudgy confections that will become a family favorite.

Hot Cocoa cookies sprinkled with cocoa powder on a gray and white plate

Christmas cookies like these Hot Cocoa Cookies do not have to be difficult to make to be incredibly extraordinary. They are fun and easy to make with the kids and will be a real crowd pleaser.

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Why Hot Cocoa Cookies Are Amazing

There used to be a cooking show on tv where a woman made fantastic things with premade ingredients and added things to make them new and better.

These Hot Cocoa Cookies are a perfect example of that type of semi-homemade cooking. They are quick, but lack nothing in the flavor department. They will become a must make cookie in your rotation.

How to Make Hot Chocolate Cookies – Step by Step 

  • Preheat Oven: First, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • Make Batter: Mix together brownie mix, eggs, olive oil, and flour. 
  • Roll Balls: Next, take about one tablespoon full of dough and roll in your hand into a ball. Then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Space about 2 inches apart works as they cookies will expand as they cook.  
  • Bake: Bake for 5 minutes. Open the oven and place marshmallows well into the cookie top.
STep by step instructions for making hot chocolate cookies
  • Finish Baking: Bake 2 to 3 minutes and remove from oven. Using s cookie spatula remove the cookies from pan to cooling rack. 
  • Sprinkle: Finally, once the cookies are cooled sprinkle with cocoa powder. 
STep by step instructions for making hot chocolate cookie recipe

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Notes for making the best Hot Chocolate Cookies recipe, or any cookie recipe:

  • First, preheat the oven to the correct temperature
  • Check that your oven is correct by investing in a good thermometer for the oven.
  • Rotate the cookies half way through the cooking time to make sure that you have an even bake. Especially for cookies.
  • Likewise use good baking sheets for even baking.
  • Remember to use a cooling rack to complete the cooling process
Hot Cocoa cookies sprinkled with cocoa powder on a gray and white plate

It is really important to use the best ingredients that you can find when making these recipes. After all, they take no time to make so why not invest in the ingredients. Find the best brownie mix, really good vanilla and superior cocoa.


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  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and bake per the directions below.
  • Add Spice: Try using a little chili powder or chipotle for some heat
  • Use Cocoa Flavorings: Try a little chopped mint candies, a drizzle of caramel or some nuts to change up the flavors.

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Hot Chocolate Brownie Cookies

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Hot Chocolate Fudge Brownie Cookies are everything that is right with the world. They are a melt in your mouth magical fudgy confection that will become a family favorite.
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Servings: 22 cookies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup marshmallows
  • 4 tablespoon cocoa powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix together brownie mix, eggs, olive oil, and flour. Take about one tablespoon full of dough and roll in your hand into a ball. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. About 2 inches apart works as they cookies will expand as they cook.
  • Bake for 5 minutes. Open the oven and place marshmallows on to the cookies. Stick the marshmallows well into the cookie top. Bake 2 to 3 minutes and remove from oven. Using s cookie spatula remove the cookies from pan to cooling rack.
  • Once the cookies are cooled sprinkle with cocoa powder.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and bake per the directions below.
  • Add Spice: Try using a little chili powder or chipotle for some heat
  • Use Cocoa Flavorings: Try a little chopped mint candies, a drizzle of caramel or some nuts to change up the flavors.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 32IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg

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