Brigadieros(brazilian Candy)

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

i had these at my daughters final party of the year, last year.they are a brazilian candy, made by samra zourdous. she got the recipe from a family friend from brazil!awesome and very rich!

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  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate-flavor Nestle Nesquik powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • chocolate sprinkles, to garnish


  1. in a heavy saucepan,over medium-low heat, stir all ingredients constantly.
  2. cook till mixture thickens enough to show bottom of pan while stirring.
  3. pour into greased dish and cool to room temperature.
  4. take small amount with a teaspoon and roll into ball shape.
  5. roll in jimmies to garnish.
  6. *****hint*grease hands to prevent stickiness.
  7. if balls do not hold shape return to saucepan and cook additional 5 minutes.