Yield: 1 servings
|\N \N||-Nancy Speicher DPXX20A|
|1 \N||Env unflavored gelatin|
|3 ounces||Unsweetened chocolate (sqs)|
|1¼ cup||Butter or margarine|
|2 teaspoons||Vanilla extract|
|1 cup||Walnuts; coarsely chopped*|
*For delightful variations, in place of walnuts stir in 1 cup of any of the following: coarsely chopped pecans, coconut, whole toasted almonds, party mints, butter mints or crushed peanut brittle.
1. Butter an 8x8x2" pan.
2. In a 3½-quart saucepan, mix sugar with dry gelatin. Add milk, corn syrup, chocolate and butter.
3. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, to 238F on candy thermometer, or until a little in cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from water.
4. Remove from heat; pour into a large mixing bowl. Stir in vanilla.
Cool 25 minutes.
5. Beat with wooden spoon until candy thickens. Stir in walnuts.
Spread in prepared pan. Let cool; then cut into squares. Makes about 2 ½ lbs.
Source: McCall's Cookery No. 13