Peppermint Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, enjoyed time with family, and ate lots and lots of stuffing and pie…that’s what I filled up on.  And continued to eat pie all weekend long:)  But heck, I’m ready for more sweets, aren’t you?  Now that Thanksgiving is over it’s time for some Christmas goodies and Holiday party food.  Heaven help me pace myself from here until New Year’s.

These Peppermint Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies are a fun and festive Holiday twist on the classic Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies.  I’ve made a peanut butter version and love those, but let me tell ya,  peppermint, chocolate and gooey marshmallows make for an unbelievable combination.

I just love watching to marshmallows get all puffy in the oven, then drenching them in chocolate-peppermint frosting.  



Be sure and add these babies to your goodie plates this year!  They are definitely best the day you make them, the marshmallows stay nice and gooey.  But not to stress, you get to use a cake mix for the cookies to save you some time this busy holiday season.  

Oh yes, you want these. 

Peppermint Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies
for the cookies:
1 box chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs
10-12 large marshmallows, cut in half
1/4 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips
Preheat oven to 350.  
Combine chocolate cake mix, oil, and eggs until combined.  Form into one-inch balls and place baking sheets lined with parchment paper.  Bake for 6 minutes then remove from oven and place one-half of a marshmallow on top of each cookie (sticky side of marshmallow facing down).  Bake for another two minutes and remove from oven.  Gently smash the marshmallows down with a spatula and remove cookies to a cooling rack.  
Meanwhile, combine sugar, milk and butter in a saucepan-melt and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips and peppermint chips.  Continue stirring until smooth.  Frosting should thicken up.  
Pour frosting over the top of each cookie, then sprinkle a few peppermint chips over the top.

adapted from Me Oh My
frosting adapted from


  1. Fani Sixto November 26, 2012

    YUM! These look awesome!
    Thanks for sharing!!!

  2. SnoWhite November 26, 2012

    Those look really festive & tasty!

  3. Averie @ Averie Cooks November 26, 2012

    Kristi thanks for stopping by earlier – I poke in on your site and don’t comment as often as I should! Your goodies always look amazing and I just got done making choc cookies and am working on the photos and yours look so good with the marshmallows + peppermint!

  4. Matt and Lindsay Bauman November 27, 2012

    Kristy!! Those look amazing. I’ll definitely be trying this recipe. Miss you. LEts catch up soon.

  5. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust November 27, 2012

    Oh my gosh! These are stunning.

  6. the most perfect, gorgeous holiday cookies i have EVER seen. Kristy – seriously. these are beautiful. Oh and peppermint + chocolate is all I want/need right now. plus the added marshmallow gooey-ness adds to the want-factor! Pinning these! love.

  7. Barbara Bakes December 1, 2012

    Such a fun idea. A great flavor combination. It was nice to meet you last night.

  8. Averie @ Averie Cooks December 4, 2012

    I need these! I just saw them on a Pin board and oh, how I want them!

  9. Jaclyn December 6, 2012

    Kristy these look amazing! Beautiful photos! Definitely needs to be pinned and made. Thanks!

  10. PinkTwin7 December 7, 2012

    How many cookies does this recipe make?

  11. Kathy Drouin-Keith December 12, 2012

    Thinking about doing these for a holiday party at school – how well do they keep? are they messy to eat?

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