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Palanqueta de Cacahuate

palanqueta de cacahuate Snack
Palanqueta de Cacahuate
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 6

Watching a soccer match can bring out many emotions into fruition, and frustration is one of them. When you feel you don't have control of the game, or you can't be the one kicking in that winning goal, frustration sets in and shouting at the television set might begin. To tame that wild frustration beast, I like to prepare something crunchy and sweet for my family. This palanqueta de cacahuate or peanut brittle always does the trick at game time and keeps every member of my team very content. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2
cups roasted peanuts, unsalted
1
(8-ounce) piloncillo cone, crushed
1
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter, unsalted at room temperature

Directions

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  • 1
    Spray a 9"x13" baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan over low medium heat, combine piloncillo, sugar and butter. Stir constantly until sugar and piloncillo have melted. Stir in peanuts.
  • 3
    Pour mixture into baking dish. Flattening with a small rolling pin or hands, covering surface of dish. Set aside and let cool and set at room temperature for 2 hours.
  • 4
    Unmold, chop pieces with a large knife and enjoy.

Expert Tips

  • Add pecans, hazelnuts and Brazil nuts for a fun variation.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • Watching a soccer match can bring out many emotions into fruition, and frustration is one of them. When you feel you don't have control of the game, or you can't be the one kicking in that winning goal, frustration sets in and shouting at the television set might begin. To tame that wild frustration beast, I like to prepare something crunchy and sweet for my family. This palanqueta de cacahuate or peanut brittle always does the trick at game time and keeps every member of my team very content.

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