Another easy chocolate fudge made in the microwave oven.
4 c. powdered sugar
1/2 c. cocoa
1/2 c. butter
1/4 c. evaporated milk
2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 c. chopped nuts
3/4 c. chopped maraschino cherries, drained dry
Mix powdered sugar with cocoa in a large casserole. Cut butter into chunks and sprinkle on mixture. Pour evaporated (not condensed) milk over mixture. Microwave full power 2 1/2 minutes. Add vanilla, nuts, and cherries; mix well.
Butter an 8 x 8 pan; line with waxed paper. Butter waxed paper. Pour fudge into pan; put in refrigerator to set. Will set in freezer in about 10 minutes if you are in a hurry. Cut into small squares.