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Skill Level: Beginner Prep Time: 2 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped topping (optional)

Directions

  1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan; gradually stir in milk.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into individual dessert dishes. To avoid a skin from forming on top, press plastic wrap directly onto surface; serve warm or refrigerate at least 2 hours. Garnish with whipped topping, if desired. 4 to 5 servings.
  3. MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
  4. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in large microwave-safe bowl; gradually stir in milk.
  5. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 7 to 10 minutes or until mixture comes to full boil, stirring every
  6. 2 minutes. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into dishes and serve as directed above.