Makes about 1 pound of candy.
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1 cup roasted, salted peanuts **
- 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- Place sugar and corn syrup in a 2-quart (2L) casserole dish. Stir. Cook uncovered on high (100%) for 4 minutes.
- Stir in peanuts. Cook on high (100%) for about 6 minutes more, checking at 1 minute intervals until golden.
- Add butter and vanilla. Stir. Cook on high (100%) for about 1 minute more.
- Stir in baking soda. While the mixture is still foamy, pour and spread thinly into a greased baking sheet. Cool. Break into pieces.
** If using raw peanuts, add them with the sugar and syrup along with 1/8 teaspoon of salt. (Check out our recommended salt and pepper grinder sets!)
Note: This recipe is based on a 700 watt microwave. If your microwave has a higher wattage, reduce the cooking times slightly. If it is a lower wattage, increase the cooking time. It is always better to undercook something and then add more time if needed.
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