North Pole Cookie Dough
- 1.5 Cups Chocolate Chips, semi-sweet
- 1 2/3 Cups Flour
- 1/3 Cup Cocoa Powder, unsweetened
- 1 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1 Cup Butter, softened
- 1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar, packed
- 1/2 Cup Sugar
- 1 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2 Eggs, large
- 1 Cup Chocolate Chunks, semi-sweet
- 1 Cup Almonds, toasted & lightly chopped
- 1.5 Cups Mini Marshmallows
Place 1.5 Cups Chocolate Chips in microwave safe dish. Microwave 30 seconds on high, stir & continue to microwave in 10 to 20 second intervals, stirring after each, until chocolate is melted & smooth. Set bowl aside and cool to room temperature.
In medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda & salt. In a large bowl, beat butter and both sugars using electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add melted, cooled chocolate and vanilla, blend until fully incorporated. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture slowly, mixing until incorporated. Fold in chocolate chunks, nuts and mini marshmallows.
Fill pint containers with cookie dough and refrigerate up to 4 days or freeze up to 1 month. When giving as a gift, attach following baking instructions: Preheat oven to 350'F Drop dough by rounded tablespoons or using small cookie scoop, onto parchment lined baking sheets, about 1 inch apart. Flatten dough slightly using back of spoon. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until edges are lightly cracked but centers are still soft.
Remove from oven and cool slightly on baking sheet before transferring cookies to wire rack to cool completely.