Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 2 to 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add almond filling and almond extract; beat 2 minutes. Add flour mixture; beat on low speed about 1 minute or until well blended.
Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Immediately press 1 milk chocolate candy in center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.