Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/4 c. milk
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. butter, cut into small pieces
1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
1 (6 oz.) pkg. semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 c. finely chopped nuts

In large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and butter; cut with pastry blender until crumbs are size of large peas. Using double boiler, melt chocolate chips. Remove from heat and let cool slightly at room temperature (about five minutes). Add milk and egg to melted chocolate and mix well. Blend chocolate into flour mixture. Spread pie filling in bottom of two-quart casserole. Drop chocolate batter randomly over cherries. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 40-45 minutes, until top is golden. Serve hot. Serves six.