1/2 cup plus 3 TBS butter divided 1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup brown sugar packed 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 egg yolk Walnut halves
1/2 tsp almond extract 12 large marshmallows cut in half
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
In a large bowl cream 1/2 cup butter with sugar. Stir in the egg yolk, extract and salt. Gradually add flour. Mix well Place dough onto waxed paper and form into a roll. Wrap in waxed paper and chill until firm. Preheat oven to 350. Slice dough into 1/4 inch thick slices. Press a walnut half into the UNDERSIDE of each cookie and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until set. Remove baking sheet from oven. Place 1/2 of a marshmallow onto the top of each hot cookie. Return to oven until marshmallows have melted. Remove from oven and cool slightly. In a double boiler combine chocolate chips and 3 TBS butter. Heat and stir until melted. Spoon one teaspoon of chocolate mixture over top of each cookie. Remove cookies to wire rack to set until cooled. Makes 2 dozen cookies.