Chocolate Pecan Chewies
1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
2 C. (12-oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 C. butter
1 C. flour
1/2 C. chopped pecans
1 t. vanilla extract
60 pecan halves (optional)
Combine condensed milk, chocolate chips and butter in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter melt. Remove from heat.
Stir in flour, chopped pecans, and vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Press a pecan half into the center of each cookie (optional.)
Bake at 350º F. for 7 minutes. (Do not over bake.) Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool.
5 dozen cookies
Bake ahead and freeze…will keep up to 3 months!