Rocky Road Cookies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time12 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In22 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Firmly packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg1
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Flour1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Currants1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped peanuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Semi sweet chocolate chips1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Miniature marshmallows1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 448 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.9 mg

Sodium 233.1 mg9.7%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 26.8 g

Protein 11 g23%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 9.6%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a medium bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
2. Add flour, baking powder, and salt and beat until blended. Stir in currants, peanuts, and chocolate chips.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven; leave oven on.
4. Lightly press 1 or 2 marshmallows into center of each cookie. Return to oven and bake 2 minutes, or until golden. Let cookies cool on sheets 2 minutes, then remove to a rack and let cool completely.
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