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Brigadeiros (Chocolate Fudge Truffles)

Gooey and chocolaty! No baking required for this addicting little candies and all you need is just 4 ingredients.

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I’m so totally in love with these truffles. 😍

Some of the best recipes just require few simple ingredients, don’t you agree? These are no exception to the rule.

These delicious truffles are known by “Brigadeiros”. Brigadeiros are a traditional Brazilian candy. They are similar to a truffle or bonbon and you too, will quickly fall in love with them.

Your simple ingredients:

  • Sweetened condensed milk.
  • Cocoa powder.
  • Butter.
  • Salt.
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Making them is easy:

  • Start by melting all your ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Then, increase your heat and let the mixture get thick. This should take anywhere from 15 minutes to 25 minutes. Keep a close eye on don’t want it to burn!
  • Next, spread your mixture in your pan, refrigerate to cool the mixture and let it set.
  • Scoop the mixture out the pan and form into balls and give them a coat in sprinkles.
  • Try not to eat entire batch. (You’ve been warned!)

So simple.

A delicious, gooey, and decadent delight. Try this Brigadeiros soon!

You will not be disappointed

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Yield: 18-24 candies

Brigadeiros (Chocolate Fudge Truffles)

Brigadeiros (Chocolate Fudge Truffles)

Gooey and chocolaty! No baking required for this addicting little candies and all you need is just 4 ingredients.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • dash of salt
  • sprinkles, for coating


  1. Grease an 8 x 8 baking dish. Set aside.
  2. In a heavy bottom saucepan, over medium heat, whisk together, cocoa powder, sweetened condensed milk and butter.  Be sure that the butter melts completely and the cocoa powder is dissolved.
  3. Whisking frequently, let mixture come to a bubble, then, reduce heat to low.
  4. Let mixture cook for 15-20 minutes or until it’s very thick. Keep a close eye on it and don’t raise the heat too much. It can burn easily.
  5. When it’s done, it should be a soft mass that will slide when the pan is titled.
  6. When ready, remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  7. Spread mixture into prepared pan.
  8. Refrigerate for an hour (or longer) to set and chill.
    When ready, scoop out batter and form into balls. Roll in sprinkles or desired coating.
  9. Serve immediately or keep in refrigerator until you are ready to serve them.
  10. Keep leftovers in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 114Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 57mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 0gSugar: 16gProtein: 3g

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