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Ingredients

1-1/2 bags (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon rum liquid flavoring
1/2 cup cocoa powder

Instructions

In large 3-quart saucepan, mix the chocolate chips and the condensed milk. Cook over low heat until the chocolate chips melt. Stir frequently. Add the rum flavoring. Stir to blend the flavors. Cover pot, let cool, then chill in refrigerator for several hours until the mix is firm. Shape into small balls, using a teaspoon as a measure. Roll the balls in the cocoa until coated.

Jean Greer
Moline



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