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Stuffed Chocolate Cookie Cups

Stuffed Chocolate Cookie Cups

Stuffed Chocolate Cookie Cups are filled with a creamy center surrounded by a wonderful chocolate cookie, decorated as you want. Perfect for any occasion!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best cookies, chocolate, cookie, cream, easy cookie, filling, stuffed

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • Icing optional
  • tubes of icing for decorating optional
  • muffin tin liners

Stuffing

  • 1/2 brick (4 oz) cream cheese, softened adjust amount to taste
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow crème adjust amount to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin pan with 10 liners. Set aside.

  2. Get out your ingredients and pick your stuffing. These cookies are terrific.

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  3. In a large bowl combine flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.

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  4. Using a handheld or stand mixer blend sugar and butter until creamy.

  5. Add egg and vanilla.

  6. Reduce speed and add flour mixture until incorporated. Scrape down the sides of your bowl as needed.

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  7. In a medium sized bowl combine marshmallow crème and cream cheese. We usually use our handheld mixer to whip the creams together! We leave this up to you.

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  8. Taste the mixture. If you want to taste more cream cheese, add a little more or if you want more of a marshmallow taste, add more marshmallow. Set aside.

  9. Divide your dough into 10 piles and roll them into balls.

  10. Lightly flour your work surface.

  11. Press dough down into a flat circle or disc and press your thumb down into the center of the disc.

  12. Using a tea spoon place a tablespoon or so of the marshmallow mixture into the center of each disc and surround with the dough.

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  13. Pinch edges to seal the marshmallow filling inside your ball.

  14. Roll until your ball is smooth and place in an individual muffin pan liner.

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  15. Repeat until all of the dough is used.

  16. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

  17. The top of your cookie cups will still be a little shiny.

  18. Leave cookie cups to cool completely in your muffin pan.

  19. Then transfer each cup on to a wire rack.

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  20. Once cool you can spread icing on top of each of the cookie cups or just decorate them. We leave the decision up to you!

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  21. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Other Stuffing Ideas

Rolo Cookie Cups or chocolate covered caramels are so easy and too good for words.

Turtle Cookie Cups are similar to a Rolo Cookie Cup in that you shove one right inside the cookie dough and bake.

Nutella Cookie Cups are absolutely wonderful if you are a fan of the hazelnut spread.

Chocolate Filling for Cookies involve using a round chocolate treat or even a chocolate covered cherry inside.

Cookie Cups for Ice Cream are also an option if the cookie is pressed into the sides of a muffin pan and baked.