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Chocolate-Almond Cookies

Yield 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate mini-morsels
  • 48 whole blanched almonds

How to Make It

  1. Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes or until fluffy.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in chocolate morsels. Shape into 1-inch balls, and place on ungreased baking sheets. Press an almond in the center of each cookie.

  3. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool.