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.
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.