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Peppermint-Kissed Fudge Mallow Cookies

Peppermint-Kissed Fudge Mallow CookiesChristmas just wouldn’t be the same without these cute-as-can-be treats. Fudgy-rich chocolate cookies with refreshing…

Peppermint-Kissed Fudge Mallow Cookies

Peppermint-Kissed Fudge Mallow Cookies

Ingredients

1/3 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt 5 tablespoons butter, melted 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 12 large marshmallows, cut in half lengthwise CHOCOLATE GLAZE: 2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons baking cocoa 3 tablespoons fat-free milk 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the yogurt, butter and extract until well blended.

Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, salt and baking soda; gradually add to yogurt mixture and mix well.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350° for 8 minutes.

Place a marshmallow half on each cookie; bake until marshmallow is puffed, 1-2 minutes.

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Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.

In a small bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar and cocoa.

Stir in milk and extract until smooth.

Gradually stir in melted chocolate.

Drizzle over marshmallows; sprinkle with candies.

Nutrition Facts 1 cookie:

  • 109 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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