Shop Peruvian King Kong & ManjarblancoSan Roque King Kong is a classic and very popular Peruvian candy. Typically it consists of two or three layers of cookies filled in between with manjar blanco or Peruvian milk candy. Some variations include manjar blanco, pineapple jam and in some cases peanuts.
The name King Kong, originates from the famous motion picture, King Kong. Peruvians compare the oversized sized dessert with the enormous fictional gorilla. Today there are many companies that specialize in making this Peruvian sweet, but most recognized is San Roque.