Peanut Cajeta (Fudge) #TheLeftoversClub

peanut cajetaThis month for the #TheLeftoversClub I decided to make something very traditional of my country, here in american fudge is super famous, but in Costa Rica we made cajetas, and we made this sweet delicious candy with powder sugar and condensed milk, I know right, different, intriguing and so delicious.
Is so popular in my country the you can find this candy in every corner, with peanuts, coconut, chocolate, vanilla, well you can imagine all the flavors.
I hope my friend Marrie Matter like this, because is really made with a lot of love.
And you really need to make it, is so easy and am sure your kids and family will love it too.
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  • 2 cups of powder milk
  • 1 cup chopped roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup hold milk
  • 1 can of sweet condensed milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter


  1. In a microwave save bowl, pour the condensed milk and butter, place in te microwave for 5 minutes.
  2. After the 5 minutes, stir until the mixture is homogeneous, add the peanuts or the nut of your preference, and cook in the microwave for 1 minute.
  3. Once ready add the powder milk and the milk, mix with a spatula until is completely combine.
  4. Place the cajeta in a pyrex slightly grade, and cover the hold dish, the same way you do when making fudge.
  5. Let it cool completely before cutting in pieces.

Yields 22 pieces of cajeta.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 6 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy



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Enjoy it


  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup of powdered milk


In a small saucepan over low heat, add the condensed milk and butter, stir well, allow to heat for 3 minutes, add the peanut butter and stir, allow to heat for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat, add the milk powdered stir well, add the 2 tablespoons of milk, mix well until everything is well incorporated.

Spread on a baking dish, let cool for 8 hours, cut into squares and store in an airtight container.

This recipe makes 24 squares of fudge.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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An original recipe from my beloved grandmother and I want to share with you.

I hope you enjoy them as much as me.


2 cans of condensed milk
2 cups shredded coconut
2 sticks butter
1 / 4 teaspoon coconut extract
15 units of graham crackers
pinch of salt


In a heavy bottomed pan heat the butter, condensed milk and coconut, stirring constantly for 15 minutes over medium heat until mixture is browned, add a pinch of salt and coconut extract.
Make crumbs with the cookies.
Remove from heat and add the cookies, bring back to the heat and let thicken about 15 minutes. Remember that during this process must move constantly.
Remove from heat.
We take teaspoons of the mixture and form balls, put them on parchment paper to cool completely.

From this recipe you get 62 cajetas.

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