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Brazilian Peanut Kisses: Cajuzinhos de Amendoim

These small, sweet treats are hugely popular in Brazil and are served at every party


You can’t host a Brazilian party without serving these small, nutty sweets after dinner.

This recipe is courtesy of Easy Brazilian Recipes.


  • 1 Cup condensed milk
  • 1 Cup roasted unsalted peanuts, ground
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • Sugar, to decorate
  • Whole peanuts, to decorate


Place the condensed milk, peanuts, sugar, and butter in a saucepan and bring it to a boil, stirring often. Once it begins bubbling, turn off the heat.

Grease a plate with butter. Place the mixture on the plate and let it cool for 2 minutes.

Grease your hands with butter. Roll the dough into pingpong-sized balls. Then roll them in sugar to coat.

Garnish each ball with a peanut and place them in paper cups to serve.