Norma's Raspberry Fudge Balls

Norma DeRemer


I have made these for so many years during the holidays that I really don't remember where I got it. All I know is when I make them they all are gone really fast. They are so good and easy to make. I have given them as gifts and everyone wants the recipe.

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Makes 3 dozen


8 ounce package on your favorite cream cheese, softened ( i used philadelphia brand )
6 ounce package of semi-sweet chocolate pieces, melted
3/4 c
vanilla wafer crumbs
1/4 c
of your favorite raspberry preserves, strained ( i used kraft )
finely chopped almonds or walnuts
cocoa powder
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

Melt the chocolate pieces either in the microwave in a bowl for 30 seconds at a time; take out and stir after each heating until melted or in a double boiler pan. Stiring often until melted.
In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese and chocolate, mixing until well blended.
Stir in crumbs and preserves and mix well.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in refrigerater to chill for several hours or overnight.
Remove from refrigerater and shape into one inch balls.
Roll each ball in either the almonds, walnuts, cocoa powder or powdered sugar. A variety of coatings make a pretty presentation.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy