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Cookies & Cream Brigadeiros

Recipe By Miranda Barnett, Savory Spice Test Kitchen


24 brigadeiros

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

Recipe By Miranda Barnett, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Brigadeiros are a classic Brazilian chocolate treat. This brigadeiro recipe combines Black Onyx Cocoa Powder and Madagascar Vanilla Bean Powder to achieve a super-simple cookies & cream flavor. Try rolling them in any sprinkles or dried fruit you have for even more flavor variety!


1 (10.5 oz) can dulce de leche

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into pieces

Sprinkles, shredded coconut, or chopped nuts, to decorate

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Black Onyx Cocoa Powder

    This cocoa powder has been alkalized to the extreme, producing a dark, purplish black cocoa that makes for an impressive black-as-coal baked good. ...

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  • Madagascar Vanilla Bean Powder

    Our Madagascar Vanilla Bean Powder is all-natural and sugar-free. The flavor is extracted from Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans and carried on a gl...

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  • Mayan Sea Salt

    Mayan Sea Salt has a clean appearance and flavor but is also an interesting tie to the ancient Mayan way of life. This sea salt was harvested off t...

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Grease a plate and set aside. In a small pot, combine dulce de leche and butter. Warm over low heat until butter is melted. Add Black Onyx Cocoa Powder, Madagasar Vanilla Bean Powder, and Mayan Sea Salt and stir until well-combined. Pour mixture onto greased plate and let chill for at least 2 hours. Use a tablespoon or small cookie scoop to portion out half-ounce portions of mixture and roll into balls. Roll balls in sprinkles or topping of choice to coat. Chill for at least one hour before serving.