3/4 c. butter or margarine (room temperature)
1/3 c. powdered sugar
1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 dry hot cocoa mix
1/2-slivered almonds (chopped and toasted)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix first two ingredients in medium bowl on medium speed or mix with spoon by hand. Add in flour, cocoa mix and chopped almonds. Form dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake 12 – 15 minutes or until firm. While warm, dip tops into confectioners sugar. Cool on wire rack. Dip tops into confectioners sugar again.