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Raspberry Fudge Balls

I have used this recipe for last-minute gifts. Friends relish the delectable hint of raspberry and the creamy texture of the fudgy treats. It's the perfect addition to your annual cookie tray. —Maria Jaloszynski, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 2-1/2 dozen


  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 25 wafers)
  • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped almonds


  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Cool slightly.
  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese and melted chocolate until smooth and blended. Stir in the wafer crumbs and jam. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in almonds. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 91 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 32mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • lbj52
    Feb 27, 2015

    These were simple to make and great for that little nibble of chocolate at night. i used a good brand of raspberry jam but was unhappy with the amount of seeds that were in each ball. They kept well in the fridge and are gone!

  • Sue.groetsch
    Feb 19, 2015

    While these are easy to prepare, in my opinion the flavor just wasn't there. I tried one and wasn't wowed. I waited a day and tried another in case the flavors needed to develop. No better. I used name brand, quality ingredients so I can't blame the lack of flavor on them. I ended up tossing the rest of the batch in the trash. My boss said she had made the recipe the same day (Valentine's Day) for her family and she said she tossed hers too!

  • tsuop
    Feb 11, 2015

    I love these, I roll some in more crushed wafers as my daughter-in - law has an allergy to nuts. Both are yummy!!

    Feb 11, 2015

    These are really easy to make I am going to give them a five star rating.even my mom who does not like chocolate would love them.

  • KissKrazyKitty
    Aug 14, 2008

    oooohhh....this sounds like it has something for everyone at my house....I can't wait to try it!

  • kgh
    Dec 28, 2006

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