This are delightflul little nuggets with layers of flavor. I slightly adapted a Martha Stewart recipe - like all MS recipe's they tend to be a bit fussy, but the results are worth a little fuss. The original called for unblanched almonds - I don't bother and they always get scarffed up. You can skip the chocolate and cocoa steps for simple spiced almonds, also good, but the whole combination is devine!
The secret to this not being to much work is the right cooling rack - you want the type that has bars in both directions (open squares), this allows the excess chocolate to drip down but not the almonds. I used two other types which were major pains in the ... , but I liked the almonds so much I bought new racks! These make great gifts packaged up in pretty cellophane bags. You can double the recipe, but don't do more then that at once it gets a bit unwieldy.