- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup light syrup
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup raw peanuts
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- In saucepan, mix sugar, water and syrup; cook over moderate heat until a small amount of mixture forms a soft ball when tested in cold water (235 to 245 F).
- Add salt, butter and peanuts, and continue cooking, stirring often, until candy becomes golden brown. Add baking soda; stir up and pour immediately on large sheet of heavy wax paper.
- Cool thoroughly, then break into pieces.
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