This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup milk.
1 cup chopped walnut meats Few grains salt.
Put sugar and milk in saucepan, bring to the boiling point and let boil rapidly, until mixture will form a soft ball when tried in cold water. Remove from range, add nut meats and salt, turn into a buttered tin and cool.
1 cup white sugar ¼ cup milk.
1/2 square chocolate.
Put sugar and milk in saucepan, and bring to the boiling point. Add chocolate and stir until chocolate is melted. Then boil until mixture will form a soft ball when tried in cold water. Remove from range and beat until creamy. Pour over Part I, cool and cut in squares.