Hot Cocoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

I don’t know how I can get any luckier than to have a guest recipe for my dear friend Julia Wagner over at @asprinkleofjulia. Please enjoy this delicious recipe.

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Hot Cocoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a great recipe from my friend Julia Wagner. It has all the warm fuzzies of a hot cocoa by the fireplace and all the deliciousness of the chocolate chip cookies.
Course: Endings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chips, cookies, hot cocoa


  • 3-1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 packets Instant Hot Cocoa Mix Do not use sugar-free
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 2/3 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 Lg. Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Pure Vani;la Extract
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup Marshmallow Bits, see notes below


  • Preheat oven to 350
    Mix flour, hot chocolate packets, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together. Set aside. 
  • In the bowl of a stand-up mixer beat butter, sugar and brown sugar until creamed, about 2 minutes.
    Add eggs and vanilla and continue to mix.
    Add the dry mixture into the butter mixture in two additions, continuing to mix after each addition. Mix only until incorporated.
  • Turn the mixer to the lowest setting and add in chocolate chips and marshmallow bits.
    Cover mixture tightly and refrigerate for 30 minutes..
    Remove the dough from the refrigerator and using a Tablespoon measure, form into 2 tbsp balls.
    Place on cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes. Let cool completely, on rack.


You can order "marshmallow bits" on Amazon. Essentially marshmallow bits are dehydrated mini marshmallows. Another way to get the same effect is to buy mini marshmallows, spread them evenly on a baking sheet and freeze them. You will have the same sweetness with a dry crunch as you would with marshmallow bits.
You do order on Amazon get the colored ones that look like Lucky Charms. That would be so much fun in these cookies.

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