3/4 c Boiling water
1 c Chocolate chips
1/4 c Butter2 c Flour
1 tb Baking Powder
1/2 ts Salt1/2 c Sugar
1 Egg; Beaten
1/3 c Shortening; Melted
1/2 c Milk
1/2 c Sour Cream
2/3 c Miniature Chocolate Chips
3/4 c Pecans Or Walnuts; Chopped, (Optional)
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Combine your boiling water, chocolate chips and butter, and melt over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Sift the first 4 ingredients together.
Stir in the egg, shortening, milk and sour cream along with your chocolate fixings, just till blended. Fold in the pecans or walnuts (optional). Fill paper-lined or Pam sprayed muffin tins full, sprinkle with the remaining chocolate chips, and bake approximately 20 minutes.