Chocolate Mint Fudge
2 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup pecans (chopped)
1 tablespoon mint extract
  1. Line an 8" square pan with foil, lightly butter
  2. Combine sugar and cocoa in a large saucepan
  3. Stir in milk and corn syrup
  4. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly over medium heat
  5. Cook until 238 F (soft ball stage)
  6. Remove from heat
  7. Stir in mint
  8. Allow mixture to cool for 10 minutes
  9. Beat until shiny gloss is gone
  10. Stir in pecans
  11. Spread mixture into pan
  12. Refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours)
  13. Remove by lifting edges of foil
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