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Chocolate Almond Cookies Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • 1/3 cup additional sugar for rolling
  • 1/4 cup` slivered blanched almonds

How to Make

  • 1. Beat butter and 1 cup sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Add egg, almond extract and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating to form smooth dough. Stir in small chocolate chips. If necessary, refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  • 2. Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-1/8-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Place three slivered almonds on top of each ball; press slightly.
  • 3. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool slightly. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 42 cookies.