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Brazil- Brigadiero (Chocolate Treats)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazil
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 pieces
Author International Cuisine


  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • Toppings if Desired
  • Chopped nuts any type you like
  • Coconut shavings
  • Colored sugar sprinkles


  • In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients, minus the toppings and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened about ten minutes.
  • Let cool until safe to handle
  • Roll into small balls
  • If adding toppings, place each one in a small bowl and roll until covered.
  • Serve immediately or chilled
  • Makes about 20 pieces if you don't lick the spoon!