christmas cookie

Submitted by Teri - Highlands
1 pouch Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix
½ cup butter or margarine, melted
1 egg
¼ cup all-purpose flour
¼ cup unsweetened baking cocoa
½ cup finely chopped almonds
1 tsp. almond extract
60 kisses, unwrapped
¾ cup powdered Imperial Sugar
Heat oven to 375 degrees. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, cocoa, almonds, and extract until soft dough forms. Shape dough into 60 ¾-inch balls. Wrap each ball around one kiss candy. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly, roll in powdered Imperial Sugar. Cool completely about 15 minutes. Re-roll in powdered Imperial Sugar. Store tightly covered.