Happy Easter! Brigadeiro Recipe

This Brazilian caramel and chocolate truffle treat is easy and fun to make with kids. From powdered sugar to crushed pretzels, it is sure to please a crowd.

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    Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    14 ounce can condensed milk
    3-4 tablespoons cocoa powder
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
    Decorations (sprinkles, coconut, pretzels, etc.
    Candy cups (available in arts and crafts store)
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    Step 1 In a medium saucepan, over low heat, melt butter. Then add condensed milk and cocoa powder.
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    Step 2 Continuously stir over low heat for about 15 minutes. Consistency will be silky smooth and very dense.
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    Step 3 Lightly spray plastic container with oil or butter and pour chocolate mixture. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
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    Step 4 Remove from refrigerator and with lightly buttered hands, roll chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls.
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    Step 5 Coat each one with desired decoration and place in a small paper candy cup.
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    Step 6 Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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    Enjoy!
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