Very Old Fudge

Very Old Fudge

  2 c  White sugar
1/2 c  Corn syrup
1/2 c  Milk or cream
  1 ts Butter
  1 ts Vanilla

Mix the first 4 ingredients, stirring occasionally. Boil until soft to
medium ball stage. Cook, add vanilla and beat with a wooden spoon
until stiff. Add nuts and cherries if desired. For chocolate fudge,
add 2 tbls. cocoa.