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Chocolate Chunk Marshmallow Ginger Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Marshmallow Ginger Cookies


We’re onto AK Cookie Week Day 4 and I’m bringing you a recipe that apparently my photographer has been “ready for [this recipe] because you posted it on tales a few years in the past…formally one of the best cookies ever…”

SO, I convey you what is likely to be one of the best cookies EVER. They’re my chocolate chunk toasted marshmallow ginger cookies AKA an unbelievable tackle conventional ginger cookies you may make this time of yr. Deliciously-spiced ginger cookie dough will get combined with marshmallows and chocolate chunks, rolled in sugar, and baked to perfection.

Every chunk has gooey toasted marshmallow and lovely puddles of darkish chocolate, plus a beautiful dose of wealthy brown butter baked proper in. I imply, does it get any higher?!

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chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies on parchment paper with cups of coffee

Substances in these chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies

It’s a ginger cookie, it’s a s’mores cookie, it’s principally a s’mores ginger cookie and also you’re going to fall in LOVE with the flavors. Right here’s what you’ll have to make them:

  • Flour: we’re utilizing common all-purpose flour as the bottom of those cookies.
  • Spices: gotta add the coziest spices like floor ginger, cinnamon, allspice, and a little bit salt to drag them collectively.
  • Butter: oh yeah, we’re browning butter, child!
  • Sugar: these cookies get their sweetness from brown sugar and blackstrap molasses (the important thing to good ginger cookies!) I additionally prefer to roll my cookie dough balls in granulated sugar for a reasonably, festive look.
  • Egg: you’ll want 1 egg on this cookie recipe.
  • Baking staples: as all the time, you’ll want some baking soda and vanilla extract. Discover ways to make your individual vanilla right here!
  • Combine-ins: we’re folding mini marshmallows and chopped darkish chocolate bars into the cookies for melty goodness. See beneath for some methods to customise!

marshmallow ginger cookie dough in a bowl with chocolate chunks

Select your individual (chocolate) journey

Be at liberty to change up the chocolate flavors by utilizing your favourite chocolate bars! Darkish chocolate and milk chocolate are each scrumptious in right here, however a flavored chocolate like toffee chocolate would even be wonderful.

rolling a chocolate chip marshmallow cookie dough ball in sugar

Notes on substitutions

  • Can I make then gluten free? Sadly, no, I can not advocate a gluten free flour substitute in these chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies. Be at liberty to strive any of my gluten free cookies right here!
  • Can I make them dairy free? Sure, you need to use a dairy free butter substitute, however word that you simply can not brown dairy free butter. Make sure you additionally use dairy free chocolate.
  • Can I make them vegan? I haven’t examined these cookies utilizing a flax egg, however let me know within the feedback should you do! You’ll additionally want to make use of vegan marshmallows, vegan butter, and vegan chocolate.

chocolate chip marshmallow ginger cookies on a baking sheet

The right way to brown butter

Brown butter provides such an unbelievable, wealthy taste to those cookies. Study precisely how one can brown butter with our tutorial right here.

The right way to make chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies

  1. Combine the dry substances. Begin by whisking collectively the flour, baking soda, and comfy spices.
  2. Make the brown butter. Brown your butter in a saucepan till it’s good and golden and smells nutty, then set it apart to chill.
  3. Combine the moist substances. Beat collectively the cooled brown butter and brown sugar in an electrical mixer, then add the remainder of the moist substances and blend till easy.
  4. Make the dough. Slowly add the dry substances to the moist and blend till simply mixed. Fold within the mix-ins, then cowl the bowl and chill the dough within the fridge for half-hour.
  5. Scoop, roll, bake & devour. Use a cookie scoop to seize the dough, roll it into balls, and roll every one in sugar till nicely coated. Add to a ready baking sheet and bake them up. Let the cookies cool and revel in!

marshmallow ginger cookie split in half on parchment paper

A word on baking with marshmallows

The marshmallows might soften out of the cookies when you’ve got them on the perimeters. That is no large deal! They’ll caramelize and create scrumptious crispy bites on the perimeters.

chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies on parchment paper with cups of coffee

Storing & freezing suggestions

  • To retailer: retailer these magic cookies in an hermetic container at room temperature for as much as 5 days.
  • To freeze: you may really freeze the cookie dough OR the freshly baked cookies to take pleasure in later! Get all of my suggestions and tips for freezing cookies right here.

chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies in a stack

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Chocolate Chunk Toasted Marshmallow Ginger Cookies

chocolate marshmallow ginger cookies in a stack

Prep Time 1 hour

Prepare dinner Time 10 minutes

Whole Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Deliciously chewy chocolate chunk toasted marshmallow ginger cookies baked with caramel-like brown butter and molasses for the last word deal with. I took your favourite, completely spiced ginger cookies and made them additional particular with puddles of chocolate and gooey marshmallows in each chunk!


  • Dry substances:
  • 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons floor ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Moist substances:
  • ¾ cup (12 tablespoons) salted butter (1 ½ sticks salted butter)
  • 1 cup packed darkish or mild brown sugar
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup blackstrap molasses
  • Combine-ins:
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 2 (3 ounce) darkish chocolate bars, chopped into chunks (60 or 70% darkish chocolate is greatest, however milk chocolate could be scrumptious too!)
  • For rolling:
  • cup granulated sugar, for rolling


  • Whisk collectively the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt in a bowl and put aside.

  • Make your brown butter: add butter to a saucepan and place over medium excessive warmth. The butter will start to soften, crackle after which after a pair minutes, foam. Be sure to whisk always throughout this course of. Proper after the butter foams, it should start to brown and switch a pleasant golden amber coloration on the underside of the saucepan. Proceed to whisk and take away from warmth as quickly because the butter begins to brown and provides off a nutty aroma. Put aside to chill for 10 minutes or till cool sufficient to the touch.

  • With an electrical mixer or within the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the cooled brown butter and brown sugar till nicely mixed, 1 minute. Subsequent, add within the egg, vanilla, and molasses till combine on medium velocity till easy and creamy, 1 minute. (NOTE: Be certain your egg is at room temp earlier than utilizing – merely place in a bowl of heat water for 1-2 minutes.)

  • Add the dry substances: Slowly add the dry substances into the bowl with the moist substances and blend on medium low-speed simply till mixed. Add within the mini marshmallows and darkish chocolate chunks and blend on low velocity till simply included into the dough, or alternatively, combine in with a picket spoon. Cowl the bowl with plastic wrap and chill within the fridge for half-hour.

  • Whereas your dough chills, preheat the oven to 350 levels F. Line a big baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Add sugar for rolling right into a medium bowl then put aside.

  • After the dough has chilled, use a medium cookie scoop to seize 2 tablespoonfuls of dough then place every ball within the bowl of sugar and roll till nicely coated. Place dough balls on the ready pan a minimum of 2 inches aside and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. It’s greatest to underbake these only a bit, so 10 to 11 minutes is normally excellent.

  • Take away from the oven and funky the cookies on sheets for about 5 to 10 minutes then switch to a wire rack. They’ll nonetheless stay comfortable on the within. Repeat with remaining dough. We love these with a cup of espresso! Makes about 20-22 cookies.

Recipe Notes

See the total put up for suggestions, tips, and methods to customise these cookies!

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Formidable Kitchen | Pictures by: Eat Love Eats



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