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Brazilian Fudge Balls (Brigadeiros)

EL MEJOR NIDO
Brazilian Fudge Balls (Brigadeiros)
Level
Easy
Prep 
30 min
Cook 
8 min
Servings
30 to 32 balls
  • Brigadeiros are one of the most popular sweet treats in Brazil. They are incredibly easy to make with few ingredients yet the results are creamy, chocolaty and delicious.
Key Ingredients
A white can of sweetened condensed milk with blue labels beside the La Lechera logo and a plate of flan.
LA LECHERA®
Condensed Milk
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can
14 oz. Can

Ingredients

Make It

Step 1
Combine sweetened condensed milk and cocoa powder in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, for about 8-12 minutes or until mixture resembles thick pudding. Remove from heat. Add butter, vanilla extract and salt and mix thoroughly. Let cool for 20 minutes.
Step 2
Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper. Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of chocolate mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Step 3
Pour sprinkles in a shallow dish. Grease hands with oil or cooking spray. Shape chocolate mixture into balls and then roll in sprinkles. Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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