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Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindi & Larry Waller
Added: Saturday, September 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c granulated sugar
1/4 c cocoa
1/4 c ( 1/2 stick ) margarine or butter
1/3 c milk
1 Tbsp light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 chopped nuts, if desired
2 to 2 1/4 c powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Line a loaf pan 9x5x3 with aluminum foil, with 1 inch foil over hanging on opposite sides. Grease foil. Mix granulated sugar and cocoa in a 2 quart saucepan. Stir in margarine, milk, and corn syrup. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil and stir 1 minute: remove from heat. Cool without stirring about 45minutes or until bottom of pan is lukewarm. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Stir in powdered sugar until mixture is very stiff. Press in pan. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Remove from pan using foil to lift. Cut into 1 - inch squares

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 2 1/2 candies.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes Inactive 1hour 15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Peanut Butter Fudge: Omit cocoa and margarine. Stir in 1/2 c peanut butter with the milk. Substitute salted peanuts for the nuts

Nut Roll: Do not use a pan. Shape candy into 12 inch roll, and roll in 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts Wrap and refrigerate until firm. Cut roll into 1/4 inches slices. Makes 4 dozen candies

Penuche: Substitute 1 cup packed brown sugar for the granulated sugar and omit the cocoa. Substitute walnuts for the nuts.

NOTE: Line your fudge pan with buttered aluminum foil. When fudge is firm, remove it from the pan,using the foil to lift. Peel the aluminum "sides" away, and cut the fudge easily

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