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Garrapiñada de Mani

Garrapiñada de Mani

Garrapiñada de Mani – a delicious Latin American snack made by cooking and caramelising raw peanuts with sugar and a hint of vanilla.
Course Snack
Cuisine Latin American
Keyword candy, peanuts, snack
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 1 cup raw peanuts skin on
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¾ tsp vanillina powder or vanilla extract


  1. In a pan, put together the raw peanuts, sugar, and water.
  2. Cook on a medium flame for about 8 minutes, continuously stirring.
  3. Stir in the vanillina/vanilla and mix well.
  4. After caramelising, the sugar will crystalise. Once it coats the peanuts, the garrapiñada is ready.
  5. Pour onto a tray lined with baking paper, spread it, and let it cool down/harden.
  6. Enjoy!