Pacoca – Brazilian Peanut Candy

4 from 1 vote

Pacoca is a candy made out of ground peanuts, sugar and salt. Some recipes also add flour, such as corn flour, oats flour or cassava flour.
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Served AsDesserts
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 6


  • 250 gm Peanuts skinless, roasted
  • 1.5 packet Marie biscuit
  • 1 can Condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoon Sugar
  • 50 gm Crushed peanut
  • Parchment paper for lining
  • 2 tablespoon Peanut butter


  • Line your baking dish with parchment paper
  • In the food processor combine peanuts and cookies until they are well combined and even.
  • Add the sugar and mix well. The mixture should look like a coarse flour.
  • Add the condensed milk and peanut butter and mix till it forms a ball of dough
  • With your hands press the dough into the baking dish to form an even layer
  • Add the coarsely chopped peanuts to the of the dough.
  • Let it rest for at least one hour in the fridge. For best results let it rest overnight.
  • Remove from the baking dish and cut into squares.Keep in airtight container

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 547 kcal | Carbohydrates: 50 g | Protein: 19 g | Fat: 33 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14 g | Cholesterol: 22 mg | Sodium: 118 mg | Potassium: 638 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 41 g | Vitamin A: 176 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 239 mg | Iron: 2 mg

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