Description Edit

  • Makes about 3½ dozen cookies.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Beat butter and 1 cup sugar in large bowl until fluffy.
  2. Add egg, almond extract and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating to form smooth dough.
  4. Stir in small chocolate chips.
  5. If necessary, refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  6. Heat oven to 350°F.
  7. Shape dough into 1⅛-inch balls; roll in sugar.
  8. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Place three slivered almonds on top of each ball; press slightly.
  10. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until set.
  11. Cool slightly.
  12. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  13. Cool completely.
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