Chocolate Peanut Candy

The perfect chocolate and peanut combination!

 

Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese

 

servings: 15

preparation time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 can sweetened condensed milk

6 oz. semisweet chocolate chips

1 tbs. butter

3 tbs. sugar

1 cup chopped peanuts (unsalted)

 

Directions: 

1 – In a saucepan, mix condensed milk, chocolate, butter and sugar.

2 – On medium-high heat, stir constantly, until the candy begins to unglued from the bottom of the pan.

3 – Add the peanuts and turn off the heat immediately.

4 – Continue stirring for about 3 to 4 minutes until the mixture is opaque.

5 – Pour the candy in a smooth and greased surface, let it cool down and cut into the desired shape.

 

Tips and Options:

  • Instead of peanuts use other dried fruit, such as pecans, walnuts or hazelnuts.
  • Use a wooden spoon to mix.
  • Pour the candy in the counter or in a baking pan with foil.

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