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Pistachio Brigadeiros

Pistachio Brigadeiros

Brigadeiros are Brazilian candies that owe their melt-in-your-mouth texture to sweetened condensed milk, cooked down until it's thick and fudge-like.

- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbs. finely ground pistachios
- 2 tsp. light corn syrup
- 1 tsp. unsalted butter

Put the condensed milk, cream, 6 Tbs. ground pistachios, corn syrup, and butter in a 3-quart heavy-duty saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Turn the heat to medium low, and cook, whisking constantly, until the mixture thickens, about 12 minutes. . Let the mixture cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until very firm, 3 to 4 hours. Put the remaining 1/4 cup ground pistachios in a bowl. Scoop the mixture into balls. Drop each ball into the pistachios as you finish rolling it to make a crust!

Why include pistachios to your diet?

  • they contain large quantities of antioxidants
  • vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese and magnesium
  • rich source of fiber
  • one of the best sources of protein
  • have fewer calories and fat than other nuts contain plant sterols more than any other dry fruit
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