Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

            Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

½ cup butter
4 (1 oz) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
3 cups (18 oz) semisweet chocolate morsels, divided
1 ½ cups flour
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
4 eggs
1 ½ cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups chopped pecans

Combine butter, chopped chocolate and 1 ½ cups chocolate chips in a large heavy saucepan.  Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter and chocolate melt; cool.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl; set aside.

Beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer.  Gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture, beating well.  Add chocolate mixture; beat well.  Stir in remaining 1 ½  cups chocolate chips and pecans.

Drop dough by 2 tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart onto parchment paper or wax paper-lined baking sheets.  Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.  Cool slightly on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool completely.  Yield:  about 2 dozen.

Bars:  bake in a 13x9 pan for 30 minutes