Hot Chocolate Pudding Cookies

On a cold snowy day, one of my favorite things to do is do some baking and cuddle up on the couch with a good book, a nice, warm mug of hot chocolate, and the goodies that I baked.  Every time that it snows I feel the need to have some hot chocolate.  It’s is one of my favorite things about the snow. 
Even though I love hot chocolate, I never seem to drink it during the other times of the year, I think it is just a psychological thing.  I made these cookies when we had some snow about a week ago and they are very delicious.  I really like that these cookies allow me to have the hot chocolate taste all year long.  
These cookies were so good and moist.  I love making pudding cookies because they are always so moist.  The pudding and the hot chocolate mix make these cookies so moist, plus the addition of the marshmallows makes these cookies taste just like hot chocolate. These cookies were a little thinner than the other pudding cookies I have made, but they were still moist and delicious.  I hope you enjoy these wonderful cookies, my family ate them really quickly!

Hot Chocolate Pudding Cookies

3/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 box (1 ounce) instant fat-free vanilla pudding mix, dry
2 packets or 1/4 cup hot chocolate mix
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/4 cups flour
1/4 cup mini marshmallows, halved

1.   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  

2.  In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar together.  Add the pudding mix and hot chocolate mix and beat until incorporated.  

3.  Beat in the eggs and vanilla until combined.  

4.  In a small bowl combine the flour and baking soda.  Slowly add this mixture to the wet ingredients until all ingredients are well incorporated.

5.  Stir in the mini marshmallows until they are all mixed into the dough.

6.  Roll the dough into rounded teaspoonfuls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown.  

Makes about 2 dozen cookies


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  1. Yowza! I’ve got to try these!

  2. Yum. My husband would love these! Pudding cookies just sound SO good.

  3. I’m a new convert to the pudding cookie. LOVE these!!!

  4. You hit on three of my loves, hot chocolate, pudding and cookies. This is a winning recipe for me. Thanks for sharing it on Fluster’s Muster Party.

    Hugs & Smiles


  5. There’s nothing better than baking on a chilly day! Can you believe I still haven’t tried pudding cookies yet? These look so tasty, and I’m pretty sure I could eat a dozen in one sitting.

  6. I have been sitting here craving chocolate! I think I may have to make these NOW!

  7. Pudding cookies are the bomb! Love this hot chocolate version! Thanks so much for linking up at What’s in Your Kitchen Wednesday!

  8. A big mug of hot chocolate would be so nice right about now. These cookies look delicious!

  9. Hi Alyssa,
    Hot Chocolate and cookies just go together, this will be a great cookie! Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. YUM! Found you through Shaken Together’s link party.

  11. Love the combo of hot chocolate and cookies!
    I just started a new Finding the Pretty & Delicious Linky Party on my blog this week – would love to have you stop by and share!

  12. Pudding cookies are the best!!

  13. Never tried this before!!! Looking forward to it.

  14. Hello,I’m your newest follower. My little guy loved your cookies. Thanks for sharing.

  15. Yes, please! Looks so yum:)

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  19. Anonymous says:

    does it matter what kind of butter you use? salted or unsalted?

  20. Just letting you know that I linked to this post on my page about Gourmet Hot Chocolate Recipes:

  21. Ro Gebhardt says:

    Just made these and substituted white chips for the marshmallows – New family favorite!!!