Chocolate Nut Balls

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Pixie

these tasty little balls are no bake, just melt, chill and roll...time for chilling is included in prep time.

Top Review by alligirl

These delectable little morsels are super easy; they can be made with little notice, from ingredients on hand, and be served as an elegant, rich dessert. I used walnuts and rolled them in an espresso flavored chocolate bar, as that is what I had on hand. I chilled the mixture for approximately 30 minutes, before rolling them, rolling in chocolate and returning to fridge. Thanks, *Pixie, for a wonderful recipe. I will be making these again~Made for Spring PAC '09.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 340.19 g semi-sweet chocolate chips (REAL chocolate please)
  • 236.59 ml chopped nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, pick your favourite)
  • 177.44 ml sweetened condensed milk
  • 4.92 ml vanilla
  • 0.59 ml salt
  • chocolate sprinkles or finely grated chocolate, if preferred

Directions

  1. In the top of a double boiler over hot (but not boiling) water, melt the chocolate chips.
  2. Stir in nuts, condensed milk, vanilla and salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Cool the mixture until until you can work with it comfortably. If it is too soft, chill it in the refrigerator until it is workable. The temperature in your kitchen and the type of nut (and fineness of chopping) used can influence how much it needs to chill before being workable.
  5. Butter hands and roll mixture into 1 inch balls.
  6. Roll the balls in the chocolate sprinkles (or grated chocolate) and refrigerate.

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