5. Wrap each stuffed pod tightly with a half strip of bacon. Use a toothpick to hold bacon in place.
6. Arrange in a single layer on a lightly greased medium baking sheet.
7. Bake for 30 minutes.
Cooking time can vary. When the bacon is cooked, the jalapeños are done.
Bhut Jolokia* Chocolate Brownies
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup (one stick) unsalted butter
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon Bhut Jolokia chili powder
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Butter and flour an 8-inch square baking pan.