Chocolate Marshmallow Puffs


"Soft, chocolate puffs with real marshmallows inside ... covered in sugar. They stay moist if you keep them in a cookie can with cellophane, cutting off all possible ways of air getting in."


servings 168 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 127 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put marshmallows in the freezer for a couple of hours.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, salt, cocoa, and baking soda. In a separate bowl, cream together the shortening and both sugars. Blend in unbeaten eggs and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. Stir in flour mixture and blend thoroughly.
  4. Stick bowl in fridge; until dough is hardened.
  5. Shape 1 teaspoon sized piece of dough around each marshmallow, seal well. Roll in sugar.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) on greased sheet for 5 to 7 minutes, or until cookies crack. Cool for about 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
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  1. 7 Ratings


Hard to work with. The dough was too crumbly and once cooked, the marshmallow oozed out of the cracks of the "crackle cooke" which is what it was - not a puff. I tore up big marshmallows to mi...

Really good! I cut the recipe from 30 servings down to 20 servings, but still used 2 full eggs. This made the dough perfect. They did keep well in a rubbermaid container. The kids loved the proc...

While making the cookies was an easy process, this took me a long time. I don't think I did anything wrong, but the cookie dough was crumbly, so it was hard to form around the marshmallows. An...

These are excellent! Very moist, with a delicious chocolate flavor.

Well it's not the best thing ever,but it is good

I had success with this recipe. My suggestion for anyone dealing with crumbly dough is to add a little bit of milk. For me, the milk made the dough perfect to work with and kept them moist! I a...

Excellent Recipe!! Although, they aren't quite as good, unless you eat them all right away..