Preheat the oven to 350 dgrees and prepare loaf pans with either using a release spray like PAM or coating with butter follwed with a ducting a flour. My preferred method is to use the spray.
Beat the 4 eggs
add the pumpkin, sugar, veg oil, and vanilla and mix well
add the flour, salt, baking powder an baking soda followed by the spices ( cinnamon, nutmeg and ground cloves) Mix well
Add the chocolate chips and mix by hand folding them in with a spatula
Sprinkle pecans into the prepared pans. Use the desired amount you would like on the top of the loafs.
Pour batter into the pans on top of the pecans. Fill the pans about 1/2 full.
Bake for 60 to 70 minutes. Insert a toothpick and look for toothpick for doneness.
Cool in pan for about 15 minutes before removing from the pan. Cool completely before serving