Brazilian Peanut Squares

    Brazilian Peanut Squares

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    50min


    23 people made this

    About this recipe: You can make this sweet using salted peanuts too, it will lend a slightly salty bite to it, which is also common in Brazil.

    ritaturner Washington, United States

    Ingredients
    Serves: 36 

    • 250g roasted, skinless peanuts
    • 250g Rich Tea biscuits
    • 1 (397g) tin sweetened condensed milk
    • 2 tablespoons sugar

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. In the food processor, combine peanuts and biscuits, and pulse until mixture is well combined and resembles breadcrumbs. Add the sugar and pulse. Add the condensed milk and process until it forms a ball that pulls away from the sides of the processor. Transfer it to a 23cm / 9 in square baking dish lined with greaseproof or parchment. Using your hands, press well to form an even layer. Let it rest for at least 15 minutes, up to overnight. Remove from the baking dish and cut into squares. Keep it in airtight containers.

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    Reviews (3)

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    I made these for a cake sale and everyone loved them! And super easy to make. Yum! - 27 May 2010

    Jordana
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    4

    They r calle "pacoquinha" my mum is from Brazil and she makes them yum!! - 12 Jan 2014

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    2

    Oh help! These are disastrously moreish ... I made the salted peanut version, delish! - 06 Jul 2014

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