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Fudgey Chocolate Truffles

Details

Time
6 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
36 truffles

Create bite sized HERSHEY’S Chocolate truffles for your next dinner party with this easy truffle recipe. Rolling half in cocoa and half in chopped nuts will make an eye-catching display and give your guests two mouthwatering choices.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Chill Time
6 hours

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup

    butter (1-1/2 sticks)

  • 3/4 cup
  • 1 can

    sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (14 oz)

  • 2 to 3 Tbsps

    rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract

  • 3/4 cup

    nuts finely chopped

  • chopped nuts or cocoa for rolling

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

Saucepan
Saucepan
Stovetop
Stovetop
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Flat Pan
Flat Pan
Tray
Tray
Wax Paper
Wax Paper
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
1

Melt butter in heavy 2-quart saucepan over low heat. Add 3/4 cup cocoa; stir until smooth. Add sweetened condensed milk; stir constantly until mixture is thick, smooth and glossy, about 5 minutes.

2

Remove from heat; stir in rum and finely chopped nuts, if desired. Pour mixture into flat pan. Refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours.

3

Shape into 1-1/4-inch balls; roll in nuts or cocoa. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Store, covered, in refrigerator.

Tip

Place truffles in paper candy cups for an elegant look.

Additional questions?