fast chocolate-pecan fudge

1/2 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup cocoa
4 cups confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 cup pecan pieces

Line an 8 x 8 x 2″ square pan with foil; set aside. In medium micro-proof bowl, microwave butter on high 1-1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Blend well (mixture will be dry and crumbly). Stir in evaporated milk. Microwave on high 1 minute; stir. Microwave an additional minute or until mixture is hot. Beat with wooden spoon until smooth; add pecan pieces. Pour into prepared pan. Cover; chill until firm. Cut into squares. Store, covered, in refrigerator. About 4 dozen squares.

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