July 03, 2013

Chocolate Peanut Candy

The perfect chocolate and peanut combination!

servings: 15
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.

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Pé de Moleque de Chocolate.

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