Chocolate Surprise Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ½ cup butter, softened
<br>- 1 cup white sugar
<br>- 1  egg
<br>- ¼ cup milk
<br>- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
<br>- ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking soda
<br>- 18  large marshmallows, halved
<br>- 1 cup white sugar
<br>- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
<br>- ¼ cup milk
<br>- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- ¼ cup butter
<br>- 18  pecan halves
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
<br>step 2: In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg, then stir in the 1/4 cup milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, 1/3 cup cocoa and baking soda; stir into the creamed mixture. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
<br>step 3: Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove cookie sheet and press marshmallow halves into the center of each cookie cut side down. Return the cookies to the oven for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from the oven and press lightly on the cookies to flatten slightly. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool.
<br>step 4: To make the icing: In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 cup butter. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, and let boil for 1 minute. Brush the cookies with the frosting then top each one with a pecan half before the icing sets.
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Ingredients
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 18 large marshmallows, halved
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ cup butter
- 18 pecan halves

Directions
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
step 2: In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg, then stir in the 1/4 cup milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, 1/3 cup cocoa and baking soda; stir into the creamed mixture. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
step 3: Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove cookie sheet and press marshmallow halves into the center of each cookie cut side down. Return the cookies to the oven for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from the oven and press lightly on the cookies to flatten slightly. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool.
step 4: To make the icing: In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 cup butter. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, and let boil for 1 minute. Brush the cookies with the frosting then top each one with a pecan half before the icing sets.

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