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Peanut recipes


½ c. water

2 c. white sugar

½ c. light corn syrup

1½ c. peanuts

2 Tbs. butter

1 tsp. vanilla

Grease a cookie sheet. In a 2-qt. glass measuring cup combine water, sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on high until boiling. Stir in peanuts. Microwave on medium to between 234 and 240 degrees F. (112 to 116 degrees C.), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and placed on a flat surface. Stir in butter, vanilla and food coloring (optional). Beat until creamy and cool. Drop by teaspoonful onto prepared pan.



1 c. raw Spanish peanuts

1 c. white sugar

½ c. light corn syrup

½ c. water

1 tsp. baking soda

Lay out several sheets of aluminum foil to spoon the hot peanut brittle onto. In a large skillet mix the sugar, syrup, and water together. Cook at a medium-high heat, stirring regularly. Heat until the mixture has a hard ball co...

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