Thick Chocolate Pudding

INGREDIENTS

SERVINGS 4 UNITS

1⁄3 cup sugar
1⁄4 cup cocoa
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1⁄8 teaspoon salt
2 cups skim milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

In a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine the first four ingredients

Stir in milk until smooth

Microwave, uncovered on high for 3 minutes; stir

Microwave 4-6 minutes longer or until thickened, stirring after each minute

Stir in vanilla

Pour into individual serving dishes; cool

Refrigerate

Garnish with whipped topping if desired