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Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways by marianne w stewart

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  • Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways by marianne w stewart

    Posted December 01, 2005 01:05 PM

    Just thought I would share a recipe I am making today:

    Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways

    1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening
    3/4 cup sugar
    1 egg
    1/4 cup milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    -3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup baking cocoa
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    18 large marshmallows, halved

    3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
    3 cups confectioners sugar
    3 tablespoons baldng cocoa
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    4 to 6 tablespoons milk

    In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 8 min. Press a marshmallow, cut side down, onto each cookie. Bake 2 min longer. Remove to wire racks to cool. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar, cocoa and salt. Add enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies. Yield: 3 dozen