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Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways

1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
18 large marshmallows, halved
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3 cups confectioners' sugar
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons milk

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 175 degrees C for 8 minutes. Press a marshmallow, cut side down, onto each cookie. Bake 2 minutes longer. Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar, cocoa and salt. Add enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies.

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