Mrs Fields Party Time Cookies

Mrs Fields Party Time Cookies
Yield: 36 servings

3/4 c Salted butter; soft
1/3 c Sugar
1 ts Vanilla
1/3 ts Almond extract
1 c Flour
1 c Semisweet chocolate chips
1 c Slivered almonds

Preheat oven to 350 F. Cream butter and sugar together in a medium bowl using an electric mixer set at medium speed. Add extracts and beat well. Scrape bowl. Add flour, chocolate chips and almonds, and blend on low speed until just combined. Do Not Overmix. Shape rounded tablespoonsful into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets, 2 inches apart. Press balls with palm of hands or bottom of drinking glass into 1/2 inch thick rounds. Bakes 15-17 minutes or until cookies just begin to brown. Transfer cookies to a cool, flat surface.