Roasted Peanut Mousse (Paçoca Cremosa)

Paçoca mousse is a five-ingredient, creamy dessert made from peanut candy or roasted peanuts, sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, sugar, and salt.
Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 16


  • cups unsalted roasted peanuts or 10-12 (1-ouce) paçoca candy
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14 oz
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream (if using paçoca candy, use only 1/4heavy cream)
  • 1/3-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until obtaining a smooth, homogeneous mixture.
  2. Pour mixture into mini shot cups (about 3 tablespoons per cup) and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
  3. If desired, the top of the paçoca mousse can be garnished with chopped roasted peanuts or ground paçoca candy. Yield: 3 (8-ounce) cups or 16 mini shot cups.

Recipe Notes

If desired, you can transform our paçoca mousse into popsicles (ice lollies) by inserting popsicle sticks and freezing the cups.