|Unsweetened chocolate||2 Ounce|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Room Temperature)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped pecans||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Pecan halves||4 (For Garnish)|
Melt chocolate; set aside to cool.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine and 3/4 cup sugar.
Stir in vanilla and melted chocolate.
Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda.
Stir into chocolate mixture.
Add chopped pecans.
Form into 1-inch balls.
If dough is too soft to handle, refrigerate for a few minutes.
Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon.
Roll balls in mixture.
Press a pecan half onto top of each ball.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheets 12 to 15 minutes or until firm.