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Now This is Fudge

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Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter, cut into small bites
8 ounces Velveeta cheese, cut into bite size
1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla
2 pounds powdered sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Instructions

Place cut-up butter and cheese in pan, over low heat, stirring constantly. When thoroughly melted, heat through, take off heat, stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over sugar and cocoa that has been blended together in mixing bowl. Mix quickly. Spread mixture in buttered 9x13-inch pan. Press chopped nuts over mixture. Let set-up for 2 hours. Need not refrigerate. Cut into squares.

Ron H. Schriefer, Moline




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