1melt the 1/4 c butter and the chocolate chips in a double boiler, or stainless steel bowl over boiling water. Stir until just melted.
2whisk the eggs Liquors and the 3 TB of sugar together.
Add the nuts to egg mixture.blend well.
3In another bowl sift the baking powder,salt,and flour together. Set aside.
4whisk the melted chocolate in to the egg mixture. Stir in flour a little at a time in to the mixture, and blend well. Dough will be like brownie batter. Refrigerate dough until it stiffens up enough to make cookie balls. The larger the bowl the better. It will cool quicker.
5make balls out of cookie dough about an inch wide. Roll in powdered sugar,and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degree's until centers crack (about 10 minutes ) while baking I put dough back in fridge to keep iit cold.
Remove cookies from oven and cool. Leave on pan to cool. Do not over bake. Centers should still be soft and a bit gooey.
6Remove cookies to a plate or wire rack. You may dust with additional sifted powdered sugar if desired. . Serve and enjoy!