Chestnut Candies – Docinhos de castanhas Recipe

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I came across this yummy chestnut recipe from Brazil:

Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Preparation time: A few minutes
Cooking time: 30-35 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef’s Note

These little sweets should be prepared a day ahead.

– 1 bunch of candied chestnuts
– 100 g (3 1/2 oz.) grated coconut
– 1 can of sweetened condensed milk
– 3 rounded tbsp. wheat flour
– 100 g (1/2 cup) sugar
– Icing sugar

1. Mash the chestnuts to a purée;
2. in a nonstick pan, combine all the ingredients except the icing sugar; place over low heat and cook gently to dry the mixture until it comes away from the bottom of the pan;
3. pour onto a buttered baking sheet and cool;
4. form into small balls; roll in icing sugar;
5. place on a serving platter or in paper cups.

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