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Fudgy Chocolate Truffles Recipe


30 minutes
Skill Level
3 dozen truffles

Take your snack game up a notch by adding rich chocolate fudge to your truffles recipe. These delicious bite sized treats are perfect to serve to guests.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
6 hours


  • 3/4 cup
    butter (175 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa (175 mL)
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (398 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    finely chopped nuts (approx.) (175 mL)
  • 2 tbsps
    rum (approx.) (30 mL)


Equipment Needed 
stovetop Stovetop
saucepan Saucepan
measuring cups Measuring Cups
shallow dish Shallow Dish
tray Tray
wax paper Wax Paper
refrigerator Refrigerator

Melt butter in a heavy-bottom saucepan set over low heat. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add milk; stir constantly for 5 minutes or until mixture is thick, smooth and glossy.


Remove from heat; stir in nuts and rum (to taste). Pour mixture into shallow dish. Chill for at least 4 hours or until firm.


Substitute 1 tsp (5 mL) rum extract for the alcoholic rum.


Shape into 1 1/4-inch (3 cm) balls; roll in nuts or cocoa as desired. Chill for at least 2 hours or until firm. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.