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- 3 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 3/4 cup light corn syrup
- 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
- 2 cups salted Spanish peanuts
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1 Tablespoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Line 3 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a large heavy duty pan, combine sugar, water and corn syrups. Bring to a boil stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar. When mixture reaches a full boil, continue boiling without stirring over medium heat until candy thermometer reaches 260 degrees or the “hard ball stage.” Stir in the peanuts and the butter, stirring frequently until the mixture reaches the “hard crack stage” or 300 degrees.
Remove from heat, stir in the baking soda and the vanilla, mixture will become foamy. Pour onto lined baking sheets and spread out as thin as possible.
Cool completely and break into pieces.
Cook time is approximate only. Follow directions fully.
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 993 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 1132mg Carbohydrates: 247g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 247g Protein: 0g