Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cookies

From PILLSBURY

Makes 20 servings

 

Chocolate, peppermint, and marshmallow come together for a fun, portable version of cocoa in these delightfully delicious holiday treats.

 

INGREDIENTS

1 roll PILLSBURY refrigerated sugar cookies

3 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa

1 cup marshmallow creme (from 7-oz jar)

1/3 cup crushed peppermint candies

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Heat oven to 350 degrres. In medium bowl, break apart cookie dough. Knead in baking cocoa until thoroughly combined.

2.Shape dough into 20 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets and press down slightly with fingers. Bake 10 to 13 minutes, or until centers of cookies are set; cool 2 minutes on pans. Transfer to cooling racks to cool completely, about 15 minutes.

3.Meanwhile, with spatula sprayed with cooking spray, transfer marshmallow creme to microwavable cup, sprayed with cooking spray. Microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) 60 to 90 seconds, or until melted. Cool slightly, then transfer to resealable food-storage plastic bag.

4.Cut 1/8 inch from 1 corner of bag, then drizzle cookies with marshmallow creme and sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, but no longer than 12 hours before serving.

 

TIP: Chopped soft peppermints can be used instead of hard peppermint candies.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at pillsbury.com