2 sticks of butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon  

Bring to butter, cocoa, and water to a boil.

Mix together flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, salt, soda and cinnamon.
Combine cocoa and flour mixtures.
Pour onto large cookie sheet.

Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees


1 stick of butter
4 tablespoon cocoa
1 box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecans (optional)

Bring butter and cocoa to a boil.
Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans.

Spread on cake when warm.  Freezes well.
                                                                                                     Source: Ruth Jolliff