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Pé-de-Moleque (Peanut and Caramel Candy)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Angola
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanuts unsalted and de-shelled
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

  • In a saucepan bring the sugar and water to a boil.
  • Once the syrup begins to caramelize, add in the peanuts, stirring constantly until the sugar reaches a smooth and even consistency with a brownish caramel color.
  • Remove from heat and spread mixture evenly on a greased pan about 4x8.
  • Allow to cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • When chilled, slice into small squares and serve.