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Fudgey Chocolate Truffles

Fudgey Chocolate TrufflesEasy rum-flavored chocolate fudge truffles.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Melt butter in heavy 2-quart saucepan over low heat. Add 3/4 cup cocoa; stir until smooth.
  2. Add sweetened condensed milk; stir constantly until mixture is thick, smooth and glossy, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in rum and finely chopped nuts, if desired.
  4. Pour mixture into flat pan. Refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours.
  5. Shape into 1 1/4-inch balls; roll in nuts or cocoa. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Store, covered, in refrigerator.

Makes about 3 dozen.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens, and reprinted with permission of The Hershey Company. © The Hershey Company.