This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you're agreeing to our cookie policy.

Bonkers beans

Bonkers beans

These peanuts covered in caramel sauce are the perfect trick for your party guests

  • Feeds 10Feeds 10
  • Ready in 1 hour 15 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    860kj 205kcal
  • Fat
    Med 12%
  • Saturates
    High 16%
  • Sugar
    High 12%
  • Salt
    Low 12%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 28g


  • 250g caster sugar
  • 25g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 170g can Co-op evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100g Co-op unsalted roasted peanuts


  1. Put the sugar and 4 tbsp water in a saucepan and simmer for about 10 mins, until the sugar has turned a deep caramel colour
  2. Remove from the heat and add the butter, evaporated milk and vanilla extract, stirring until mixed
  3. Tip into a bowl and set aside to cool, then stir in the peanuts

Explore more recipes