Cocoa, or chocolate, 1 pound, Pulverized sugar, 2 cups,. Cream, 1/2 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon, Nut-meats, 1 cup.
Any nut-meats may be used except peanuts. Put the sugar, cream, cocoa, and butter in a saucepan, place over a quick fire, stir constantly to prevent burning, and at the end of 3 minutes test it by dropping a little in cold water. If it forms a soft ball, remove from the fire, and flavor with the vanilla, then heat the candy in the kettle till begins to thicken. Have ready the nuts, stir them into the candy then pour on buttered tins.
When nearly cold cut in squares. Instead of vanilla a teaspoon of cinnamon may be used for flavoring.