Rocky Road Cookies

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These tasty Rocky Road Cookies are tasty chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, almonds, walnuts and marshmallows!

Rocky Road Cookies

Rocky Road is a popular ice cream flavor, so it only makes sense it would make a delicious cookie too.  This recipe is just a standard chocolate chocolate chip cookie recipe with the addition of almonds and marshmallows.

Rocky Road Cookies - chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, almonds, walnuts and marshmallows

I was going to use all almonds in the cookies, but I didn’t have enough in the pantry, so I used half almonds and half walnuts, which worked well.  To add the marshmallows I pulled the cookies out of the oven 1 minute before they were done and put some marshmallows on top.  Then I popped them back in for a minute, to melt the marshmallows into the cookies.

Yield: 36

Rocky Road Cookies

Rocky Road Cookies
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 2 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 cup mini marshmallows


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Mix the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Cream the butter and sugars together until fluffly, then add the vanilla and eggs and mix well.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips and nuts.
  5. Drop the cookies by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 minutes.
  6. Take the trays out of the oven and add 4-5 mini marshmallows to each cookie. Put the tray back in the oven for 1 minute.
  7. Cool on wire racks.


Nutrition facts are estimates.

Nutrition Information:



Amount Per Serving: Calories: 200Saturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 148mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 2g

Rocky Road Cookies - chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, almonds, walnuts and marshmallows

These cookies were delicious, especially warm out of the oven with the chocolate and marshmallow melting together!

Rocky Road Cookies - chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, almonds, walnuts and marshmallows

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17 thoughts on “Rocky Road Cookies”

  1. My mouth is watering looking at these cookies! I love how versatile rocky road is, you can throw in just about anything and it always comes out yummy! xx

  2. I would never have thought to add the marshmallows at the end, and that makes so much sense. I am a walnut lover, so I will probably just add walnuts instead of the almonds. I am pinning this to my cookie board and I think these will make a great addition to my Christmas cookie trays! I would love it if you would come by and share these over at my brand new link party at Celebrate and Decorate! I hope to see you there!


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