Preheat oven to 350*F. Cream the Butter and 1
½ cups of Sugar together until smooth. Beat in the Eggs and Vanilla Extract. In
a separate bowl, whisk together the Flour, Pudding Mix, Baking Soda, ½ Ts
Cinnamon and Salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix well.
Stir in the Chocolate Chips and Pecan pieces until combined.
In a separate bowl, stir together ½ cup Sugar
and 1 Ts Cinnamon. Form the dough into 1 inch balls and roll in the
Cinnamon-Sugar mixture until coated completely.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges turn
Remove from oven and let cool on the baking
sheet for a few minutes before moving the cookies onto a wire rack to cool. If
the Cookies spread too much during baking, refrigerate the dough balls before