1/2 lb canned almond paste
Place almond paste and sugar in
food processor till broken up, then transfer to electric mixer and beat on med-high until creamy, 2 mins. Add egg whites and beat until smooth, 2 mins
Place almonds in a shallow dish, roll pieces of dough between your palms into 1 inch balls and roll around in almonds to coat completely (they may be gooey, just do your best). Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
Melt chocolate as directed and dip cooled cookies halfway into the chocolate.
(these cookies are so incredible, that dipping in chocolate is REALLY gilding