“Another from the Nestle website promoting their new bittersweet chips. I made these for Christmas and even my non shortbread loving daughter loved these. They are rich and chocolaty yet with a bit of spice to them. (Excuse the weird flour measurements if it still looks funky... zaar was being ornery and not posting the two cups as a number; kept putting zero)”
40 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. PREHEAT oven to 325º F.
  2. MICROWAVE baking bar in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR.
  3. The sections may retain some of their original shape so if necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth. then cool to room temperature.
  4. COMBINE flour, cinnamon and cayenne in medium bowl.
  5. Beat brown sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy then beat in melted chocolate; stir in the flour mixture until blended then stir in pecans.
  6. SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls; place 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  7. BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are set.
  8. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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