Hot Chocolate Cookies
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup thick sour milk
  • 36 big marshmallows, cut in half
  • FROSTING
  • 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar
  • 5-6 Tbsp. milk
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Beat together the shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until fluffy.
  4. Add flour mixture alternately with the sour milk.
  5. Drop batter by spoonful onto greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 minutes. Top each cookie with marshmallow half and return to oven for 2 minutes to soften.
  7. FROSTING
  8. Combine all ingredients and beat together until smooth.
  9. Once cookies are cooled, spread over tops covering marshmallows.
  10. **sour milk:
  11. Place 1 Tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar in measuring cup.
  12. Fill with milk to make one cup.
  13. Let sit at room temperature for 15 minutes. Should be thick and lumpy.**
Recipe by Amish 365 at https://www.amish365.com/hot-chocolate-cookies/