Preparation / Directions:
Mix sugar, milk, butter and a dash of salt in a 3 quart microwave safe bowl. Cover loosely with wax paper. Microcook on high 4 minutes. Uncover, Microcook 10 minutes more, stirring every 3 minutes. Continue cooking, stirring every 2 minutes, until candy thermometer reads 234 to 240 degrees. (soft ball stage). Stir in marshmallows and chocolate chips and nuts if using. Stir vigorously until creamy and slightly glossy. Spread in a buttered 11x7 pan. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set.