1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups AP flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
additional sugar (about 1/2 to 1 cup)
slivered blanched almonds (about 1/4 cup)
Preheat oven to 350
Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg, almond extract, and vanilla extract. Beat well. In a separate bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture gradually to butter mixture while mixing slowly. Stir in chocolate chips.
Shape dough into 1″ balls; roll in sugar. Place about 2″ apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Place 2-3 slivered almonds on each cookie ball and press down lightly.
Bake 10 minutes or until set. Let cool slightly before moving to wire rack. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
Mix your wet ingredients..
And your dry ingredients
Add your chocolate chips!
Roll into balls and coat with sugar
Add some almonds and press down lightly
Bake at 350 for 10 minutes