Hot Cocoa Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies Recipe

Try this easy hot cocoa cookie recipe with a marshmallow baked on top. This warm and chewy hot chocolate cookie is a new way to warm up this winter. Watch the video to see just how easy it is to create this wintertime treat.


SKILL LEVEL : BeginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 24 marshmallows


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC) and place parchment paper on cookie sheet when oven is heating.
  • 2. In medium bowl, whisk flour, HERSHEY'S Cocoa Powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • 3. In another bowl, cream butter and both sugars until light and creamy. Add egg and vanilla, then mix until incorporated, scraping down the sides. Combine with flour, HERSHEY'S Cocoa Powder, baking soda, & salt mixture.
  • 4. Add HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips and mix until just incorporated.
  • 5. Cover the cookie dough and place in the freezer to rapidly chill for 10 minutes.
  • 6. Using a 1-ounce scoop, scoop cookies on a lined tray and press down gently with your palm. With a finger, press a small indent in the cookie and place a marshmallow on top of each cookie. Bake for 10 minutes or until the center is just set and sides are crispy. Use metal spatula and push back any marshmallows that have melted out from the edges of the cookies.
  • 7. Remove from oven and dust marshmallows with a little extra cocoa powder.
  • Created by Tasty Videos for The Hershey Company.

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