No-Bake Fudge Cookies
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1/2 cup milk
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups quick-cooking oats
FOOLPROOF BUTTERSCOTCH FUDGE CUT-OUTS (optional)
1. Line tray or cookie sheet with wax paper.
2. Combine butter and milk in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH
(100%) 1 minute or until butter is melted when stirred; stir in sugar and cocoa
until well blended. Microwave at HIGH 1-1/2 minutes; stir. Microwave at HIGH an
additional 1-1/2 to 3 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture
is hot and bubbly on surface; carefully stir in salt, vanilla and oats.
3. Drop by tablespoons onto prepared tray; flatten slightly. Let stand until
firm. If necessary, cover and refrigerate until firm. Top with FOOLPROOF
BUTTERSCOTCH FUDGE CUT-OUTS, if desired. About 3 dozen cookies.
FOOLPROOF BUTTERSCOTCH FUDGE CUT-OUTS: Line 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan
with foil. Combine 3 cups (almost two 11-oz. pkgs.) HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips
and 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) in large
Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. Continue heating 15 seconds at a time,
just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Immediately
spread evenly into prepared pan. Cover; refrigerate until firm. Use foil to lift
fudge out of pan; place on cutting board. Peel off foil. With small cookie
cutters, cut into favorite shapes.
About 2 pounds fudge.