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Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Chocolate cookies filled with gooey marshmallows?  I want this chocolate marshmallow cookie right now!!  Don’t you?  I mean, look at it!

Male hands pulling apart the marshmallow cookie

Remembering is fun

My love for marshmallows goes back a long time.  Marshmallows not only go well in s’mores, or s’more granola bars, but also in baked goods like this delicious cookie.  Lately, I’ve been devising more ways to serve my beloved marshmallows.

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But first, did you know they now sell squished marshmallows for stacking?

When I saw them in the store, I thought, “Holy moly!  How ingenious!!”

So what did I do with them, once I opened the bag?  Well, naturally, I popped one into my mouth.

But the second one… I did this with the second marshmallow…

A woman's hand holding a flat marshmallow with Nutella and almond butter on it

I took the stackable out of the bag, slathered it with Nutella and then topped it with almond butter.


Now then, back to my memory.  One sandwich I wanted all the time growing up, and I mean all the time, was the fluffernutter sandwich.  For those of you who don’t know, a fluffernutter is peanut butter and marshmallow fluff (aka marshmallow creme) slathered on white bread.  I ate so many of them that my mom used to think I was going to turn into one of those sandwiches.

I didn’t.  What did she know?!  😉

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a white plate on a blue table with six chocolate cookies in a stack
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How to make these chocolate marshmallow cookies


Take out a stick of butter an hour or two before you start.  When ready to begin, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step one

Gather the ingredients – softened butter, sugar and an egg. (A)

Step two

Take out your mixer, put the softened butter in it with sugar and mix until nice and creamy.  Add the egg and vanilla until just incorporated.  Do not over mix.

Step three

Gather the cocoa powder, flour, baking soda and salt.  (B)

Sugar, egg, butter, cocoa, flour, baking soda and vanilla on a blue green table

Step four

Add flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt to mixer and mix until just combined.  Stir in the chocolate chips. (C)

Step five

Take a ball of dough in your hand, make a divot in the dough and add a marshmallow.  (D)

cookie dough in a bowl with marshmallows behind it and a hand holding some dough and a marshmallow on it

Step six

Scoop the sides of the dough over the marshmallow and place it on a cookie sheet.

Formed cookies on a cookie sheet and a pink napkin behind it

Step seven

Place a full cookie sheet into the oven and bake the cookies for 15 minutes.

A cookie sheet with baked chocolate cookies on it

Let the cookies cool on the sheet for 5 minutes before gobbling them up.  Oops, I mean, remove them from the cookie sheet and place them on the wire rack to completely cool.

Stack of chocolate cookies on a white plate

Let’s see if they look just as delicious at a different angle.

Vertical view of the six marshmallow cookies

Yup, just as I thought.  Still looking delicious.

Let’s see Christopher break one apart.

Male hand breaking apart one of the cookies

Oh yeah!

Now to plate it and eat it.

A white plate with a broken up marshmallow filled chocolate cookie

And so I do.

I hope you enjoyed this chocolate marshmallow cookies recipe.

Please feel free to leave me a comment, what is your favorite cookie?

And as always, may all your dishes be delish!

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Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

These gooey marshmallow filled cookies are scrumptious!
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Desserts
Keyword: chocolate cookies, marshmallow filled cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 18 Large Cookies
Calories: 195kcal


Beginning Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour I use sprouted spelt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 18 stackable marshmallows


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F
  • In a stand mixer, add butter and sugar, mix until incorporated
  • Add egg and vanilla and mix until combined
  • Add flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and mix until just mixed
  • Add chocolate chips and stir them in
  • Take a big dough ball and roll it into to a flat ball, make a divet into it and place the a marshmallow in the hole
  • Bring up the dough around the marshmallow, completely covering it
  • Put rolled up balls on cookie sheets- I place 9 on each sheet, giving it space to spread
  • Place one cookie sheet at a time in the oven
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until done
  • Let sit on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing from sheet and placing on a wire rack
  • Cool for a few minutes before gobbling it up
  • Eat one or two or three
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


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Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 185mg | Potassium: 44mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. My daughter made these awhile back and they were Delicious!! I helped with the forming of the cookies, but we weren’t able to get the fun crinkles with the marshmallow poking through. I wonder what we should do differently next time. Any suggestions?

    1. Devon, maybe she used too much dough? I don’t usually intend for the marshmallows to poke through, they just do! 😉

  2. Stackable marshmallows – wow! These look so yummy, and that pic with nutella and almond butter, mmm!

  3. These look so gooey awesome! I read your tagline “…and mostly healthy recipes” and then saw the title for this recipe and was oh so much happier;)

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