o Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints
o Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix flour and cocoa with whisk to get out any lumps. Cream the butter and 3/4 sugar until fluffy, then add in egg and vanilla. Beat in flour mixture just until mixed. Place remaining sugar in a small bowl. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and dip in sugar. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake 5 minutes then make impressions with a small measuring spoon in center of each cookie and bake an additional 4-5 minutes or until cookies are lightly set. Cool completely. Combine frosting, extract, and coloring. Pipe onto cookies using a plastic bag with the corner cut off.