16 Brazilian Snacks That Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Go Crazy

Stay away from these if you’re on a diet. Although you’ll probably regret it.

1. Brigadeiro:

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What is it: Condensed milk mixed with powder chocolate powder and then slowly warmed into a thick sticky paste. To turn the paste into a ball you have to cover your hands in butter and roll the paste between the two. Once made into balls they are covered in chocolate sprinkles.
Level of sugary-ness: 7/10

2. Itubaíana Retrô:

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What is it: Soda made out of Guaraná with a very thick and sugary flavor of Tutti-Frutti.
Level of sugary-ness: 11/10

3. Raspadinha:

What is it: Shaved ice covered in colored syrup and then topped with condensed milk. YUM!
Level of sugary-ness: 10/10

4. Pé-de-moleque:

What is it: Sugar and peanuts mixed together. Twice as much sugar than peanuts that is.
Level of sugary-ness: 9/10

5. Guaraná:

What is it: Soda made out of the guaraná fruit. It is only produced in three countries: Brazil, Portugal and Japan.
Level of sugary-ness: 3/10

6. Beijinho:

What is it: Can be considered the cousin of Brigadeiro since its preparation is very similar. Made with condensed milk and coconut, once the thick paste is made into little balls it is usually then rolled over white sugar.
Level of sugary-ness: 6/10

7. Tapioca:

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What is it: It is a type of flour with which you make pancakes. This means you can actually do sweet or salty treats with it, although sweet ones are more common. You can add condensed milk, Nutella, or anything that rocks your boat.
Level of sugary-ness: 3/10

8. Toddynho:

What is it: Chocolate milk with a little extra sugar.
Level of sugary-ness: 6/10

9. Cocada:

What is it: A mixture of eggs and coconut baked and served at room temperature for extra chewiness.
Level of sugary-ness: 8/10

10. Guaraná Jesus:

What is it: Made out of guaraná fruit, this version is bright pink and has a cinnamon aroma to it.
Level of sugary-ness: Diabetes/10

11. Quindim:

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What is it: A dessert made with eggs tons of sugar and coconut.
Level of sugary-ness: 8/10

12. Maracujá Mousse:

What is it: A passion fruit mousse made with condensed milk that is finger-licking good.
Level of sugary-ness: 4/10

13. Bolinho de Chuva:

What is it: Fried balls of dough covered with sugar and cinnamon.
Level of sugary-ness: 2/10

14. Pamonha:

What is it: The dough is made out of green corn, which in itself is not that sweet. However, you can throw anything you want on top of it, including sugar, condensed milk and cinnamon.
Level of sugary-ness: Up to you/10

15. Bolo de Rolo:

What is it: The cake-batter is made with flour, eggs, sugar and butter and spread into a thing layer. It is then covered with melted guava and rolled into deliciousness.
Level of sugary-ness: 3/10

16. Paçoca:

What is it: A mixture of sugar, condensed milk and peanuts.
Level of sugary-ness: 11/10

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