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Brigadeiros - Brazilian Chocolate Fudge Balls. Easy to make and delicious dulce de leche & chocolate truffles rolled in chocolate or sprinkles. Super Sinful

Brigadeiros – Brazilian Chocolate Fudge Balls

Brigadeiros - Brazilian Chocolate Fudge Balls AKA Brazilian Truffles. Easy to make and delicious dulce de leche & chocolate truffles rolled in jimmies.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazilian
Keyword fudge balls, no bake desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Fudge Balls
Calories 126 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan


  • 14 oz Can Of Dulce de Leche*
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter unsalted
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • Sprinkles coconut flakes or ground nuts to coat the Brigadeiros
  • Cooking Spray


  1. In a heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat add the Dulce de Leche, butter and cocoa. Stir with a wooden spoon until all the ingredients are mixed together
  2. When dulce de leche begins to a boil, lower the heat and stir for 3-4 minutes more or until it becomes thick and creamy being careful not to burn the bottom
  3. Remove from heat and add the mixture into a bowl previously greased with cooking spray or butter. Let the dulce de leche cool
  4. When the mixture is cool, roll into balls, about the size of a teaspoon and place on a sheet with parchment paper
  5. Pour sprinkles into a small bowl
  6. Dip each ball into the sprinkles and move it around until all the fudge ball is completely coated
  7. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*If dulce de leche is not available, you may substitute for Condensed Milk.
Balls can be chilled in the fridge until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts
Brigadeiros – Brazilian Chocolate Fudge Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 fudge ball)
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 59mg3%
Potassium 148mg4%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.