How to Make Pastillas de Mani


  • shelled peanuts – 1-½ kg
  • condensed milk – 4 cans
  • evaporated milk – 1 can


  • weighing scale
  • carajay
  • stove
  • ladle
  • kneading board
  • rolling pin
  • spatula
  • grinder


  1. Roast the peanuts in frying pan stirring constantly to avoid scorching.
  2. Remove skin, then grind in corn mill.
  3. Add the other ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  4. Cook very slowly until the mixture thickens.
  5. Sprinkle sugar on a board and spread the mixture with a rolling pin.
  6. Cut into pieces of 3.8 cm by 1.3 cm  size or desired size and shape.
  7. Wrap in wax paper.


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