This Valentines Day treat yourself and your bae with these delicious and simple to make treats!
1-1/4 cups butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup baking cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
- 1. In a large bowl, sugar, butter and cream until fluffy and light. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk cocoa, flour, salt and baking soda; beat into creamed mixture gradually. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour or until firm enough to shape.
- 2. Preheat your oven to 350°. Shape level tablespoons of dough into balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 6-8 minutes or until cookies are set. Using a 1-1/4-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter, score the center of half of the cookies. Let completely cool on pans on wire racks.
- 3. Using the same heart-shaped cookie cutter, gently cut scored cookie tops and remove the center of each. Spread marshmallow creme over the bottom of the solid cookies; cover with remaining cookies.
- Freeze option: Freeze shaped balls of dough on baking sheets until firm. Transfer to resealable plastic freezer bags; return to freezer. To use, bake cookies as directed. Yield: about 2 dozen.