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Chocolate Chews

 Chocolate Chews
These special candies are one of my favorite things to make in my kitchen.—Donna Rhodes, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
48 ServingsPrep: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 6 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder

Directions

  • In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in corn syrup and
  • cocoa; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla, 2
  • cups confectioners' sugar and milk powder. (Mixture will be stiff.)
  • Turn out onto a surface lightly dusted with confectioners' sugar.
  • Knead in remaining confectioners' sugar; knead 3-4 minutes longer or
  • until stiff. Divide into four pieces and roll each into an 18-in.
  • rope. Cut into 3/4-in. pieces. Wrap each candy in cellophane or
  • waxed paper. Store in refrigerator. Yield: 8 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 58 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 25 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.