flourless hot cocoa cookies

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it’s that special time of year

when it becomes completely acceptable to eat cookies morning, noon, and night

starting with these delicious flourless hot cocoa cookies

holiday cookies | flourless hot cocoa cookies

With Thanksgiving behind us, and my parents safely headed back to South Carolina, it’s time for Christmas baking central to be open for business. I have a feeling I could bake all day every day and still not get done everything that I want to.

I’ve already started the candy making, and I need to gift these turtles before they disappear, but this is my first official batch of Christmas cookies. Since the flourless mint chocolate cookies were such a hit with the kids, I wanted to try another flourelss cookie; that fudgy center is hard to beat.

These hot cocoa cookies are a cinch to get together. I just swapped  hot cocoa mix for the cocoa powder in the original recipe, and well hot cocoa needs marshmallow, so I added a cup of marshmallow bits.

 easy holiday cookie recipe | flourless hot cocoa cookies

  ** the marshmallow bits are sticky so even if you use a silpat mat or parchment paper, you will still want to butter the mats  or paper a bit

Add all the ingredients to a bowl;  you can even get crazy and add them out of order, it doesn’t matter a bit! Mix, scoop, and bake; NO chilling, NO rolling, NO cutting No frosting, I am SO not good at the frosting

making these my new favorite for holiday baking

easy is GOOD

flourless hot cocoa cookies



  • pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
  • line two baking sheets with silpat mats or parchment paper- butter mats or parchment
  • combine all cookie ingredients except the marshmallow bits, and mix until smooth
  • fold in marshmallows
  • drop dough by Tbsp onto prepared sheets
  • bake 10 - 12 minutes, rotating pans halfway through the baking time
  • cool on baking sheets
  • be careful when removing the cookies from sheets, the centers are fudgy

easy holiday baking | flourless hot cocoa cookies