Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Add almond and vanilla extract and mix until blended.
Stir in ricotta cheese.
In a separate mixing bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until blended.
Add chocolate chips and stir to combine.
Using a large cookie scoop, scoop cookies onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake for 13-15 minutes or until cookies bounce back when touched lightly and there is no wet look in the center of cookie.
Transfer to a cookie rack to cool.
Meanwhile, make glaze by mixing melted butter, sugar, extract, and karo syrup together.
When cookies are cool, frost & decorate as desired!