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Best Chocolate Fudge

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Ingredients
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate square 3 Ounce (1 Ounce Squares)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped pecans/Coarsely chopped walnuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Heat sugar, milk, chocolate, salt, and corn syrup, uncovered, in a large, heavy saucepan with a candy thermometer over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
Continue cooking, uncovered, without stirring but occasionally moving a wooden spoon back and forth over bottom of pan until thermometer reaches 236-38° F. or mixture forms a soft ball in cold water.
Remove from heat, drop in butter, and cool, without stirring, to 110° F.
Add vanilla and beat until fudge is quite thick and begins to lose its gloss.
Quickly mix in nuts, if you like, and spread in a well-buttered 8"x8"x2" baking pan.
Cool until firm and cut into 1" squares.
For better flavor, store airtight and ripen 24 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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