Chocolate Drop Cookies
|German sweet chocolate bar||8 Ounce|
|Unsalted butter||1 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Pecans||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped|
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), unbleached|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Preheat oven to 350Â°F.
Grease baking sheets.
Melt chocolate and butter in top of double boiler over simmering water.
Set aside to cool.
Beat eggs in large bowl of electric mixer until foamy.
Add sugar 1 teaspoon at a time and beat until thick, about 5 minutes.
Blend in chocolate mixture, pecans, flour, vanilla, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and mix well.
Drop dough by tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets, spacing 2 inches apart.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes.
Let cool on baking sheets several minutes to prevent breaking before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.