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Fudgey Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
  • Additional chopped chopped nuts or cocoa for rolling

How to Make

  • 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. About 3 dozen.