Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 60 wafers, crushed)

  2. 1 cup finely chopped almonds

  3. 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa

  4. 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)

  5. 1 package (8 oz.) dried apricots , chopped

  6. 1/2 cup chopped candied cherries

  7. 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

  8. 2 cups (11 1/2-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips

  9. 4 teaspoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.

  2. Combine crumbs, almonds and cocoa in large bowl. Add sweetened condensed milk, apricots, cherries and almond extract; mix well. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls; press into prepared muffin cups.

  3. Place chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1-1/2 minutes; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred. Spoon about 1 teaspoonful melted chocolate over each filled cup.

  4. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Store, covered, in refrigerator. About 6 dozen candies.


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