How to Make Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies are extremely easy and versatile, mix it up with candy toppings of your choice!

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Whisk together cocoa powder, flour, and salt.

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Beat 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of butter together with a mixer.

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Add egg and vanilla, beat in. Slowly add cocoa powder/flour mixture.

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Roll dough into balls, about a tablespoon full. Roll ball in sugar then place on ungreased baking sheet. If dough is too sticky, cover with plastic wrap and leave in refrigerator at least an hour.

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Bake in 350 degree oven for 5 min. After 5 min use melon baller to make an indentation in the center. Bake for 2 more minutes.

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Add candy of your choice. I used candy cane Hershey kisses, Andes mints, and some mint chocolate chips. Bake for about 2 more minutes, don't burn candy!

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Let cool on a cooling rack and enjoy!

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Ingredients

2 Cups Flour
Cups Unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ Teaspoons Fine salt
1 Cup Unsalted butter
1 Egg
1 Tablespoon Pure vanilla extract
Cups Sugar
Candy toppings of your choice
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