-1/4 cup Tastefully Olive Butter Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-4 (1-oz.) unsweetened chocolate baking squares, chopped
-3 cups semisweet chocolate morsels, divided
-1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-4 large eggs
-1 1/2 cups sugar
-2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-2 cups chopped pecans, toasted
Combine butter olive oil, unsweetened chocolate, and 1 1/2 cups chocolate morsels in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate melts; cool.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
Beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer. Gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture, beating well. Add chocolate mixture; beat well. Stir in the remaining 1 1/2 cups of chocolate morsels and pecans.
Drop dough by 2 tablespoonfuls, 1 inch apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Cool slightly on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool completely.