Rocky Road Cookies

Mini Rocky Road Cookies
These rocky road cookies are deliciously decadent.

Possibly my favorite cookie ever.

Mini Rocky Road Cookies
I know you’re probably thinking what is so decadent about rocky road?

Well, let’s start with chocolate, and add almonds, and then mallow bits.

But it’s not just chocolate. It’s cocoa and chocolate chips – decadent when paired together.

Mini Rocky Road Cookies
Do you see that little chocolate chip, almond sliver, mallow bit sandwich?

Everything mini – just what I love.

Mini Rocky Road Cookies

Rocky Road Cookies

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2-3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup mallow bits
  • 1/3 cup chopped/slivered almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa. Set aside.
  3. With a mixer, cream butter and sugars together until smooth. Add the egg and vanilla. Mix until blended.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture to sugar mixture and mix until flour disappears.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips, mallow bits, and almonds. Drop cookie dough by rounded half tablespoons onto prepared baking sheet, about 1 inch apart.
  6. Bake cookies for 8 minutes, or until the cookies are set around the edges, but still soft in the center. Don't over bake. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes. Move to a cooling rack and cool completely.

Recipe adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod.

http://thefirstyearblog.com/rocky-road-cookies/

Mini Rocky Road Cookies
We love chocolate (and these cookies, like we really really do), so if we don’t freeze some of them they will disappear before our eyes. But somehow they still disappear :-)

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28 comments

  1. Rocky road is my favorite ice cream! I have never had it in a cookie before! Can’t wait to try this!!

  2. These look decadently delicious! You can’t have too many chocolate cookie recipes! Thx for sharing on From the Farm blog hop.

  3. G’day! One word? YUM!
    Cheers! Joanne
    Viewed as part of Foodie Friends Friday Anything Goes Party

  4. I’m so ready to bake some Christmas cookies and these look like a must try! Pinning!

  5. what a great cookie idea! we do enjoy rocky road

  6. I absolutely love Rocky Road ice cream so I’m definitely pinning these to try soon. Thanks Beth!

  7. These look so delicious, Beth! Thanks for sharing them at Monday Funday!

  8. These look amazing! I don’t know how I am not going to gain 50 lbs this holiday!

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  11. Rocky Road is one of the greatest ice cream flavors. I can’t wait to try it in cookie form! Thank you for linking to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. I look forward to seeing you next week.

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  20. Those look delicious and the mini marshmallows would have my kids so excited to eat them!

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