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Mom's Never Fail Fudge (Microwave)

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Ingredients

1 pound powdered sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, cold
1/2 nuts, optional
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Put all ingredients in an 8x8-inch square microwaveable baking dish, except the butter, vanilla and nuts. Cut the butter into the pan. Do not stir ingredients together. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until bubbly. Take out and mix with a fork. Add vanilla and nuts. Let cool and cut into 1x1-inch squares. Keep covered.

Julie Dobbeleare-Castens
Moline



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