Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 15 x 10-inch baking pan.
In small bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and baking soda; set aside.
In large mixer bowl, beat sugar, butter, eggs and almond extract until creamy.
Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in almonds. Divide dough in half. Shape into
2 (12-inch long) logs; flatten slightly. Place in prepared pan.
Bake for 25 minutes.
Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes.
Cut into 1/2-inch thick slices. Return slices to pan, cut-sides down.