Microwave Peanut Patties

Laurie Roberts


This is a unique kind of candy that is really quick and easy. My mother makes these every year during the holidays.


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    water or canned milk
  • dash(es)
  • 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 c
    raw peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 - 3
    red food coloring drops

How to Make Microwave Peanut Patties


  1. Combine sugar, water (or canned milk), salt, and corn syrup in a 2 qt. bowl. Bring to a boil in microwave on high (about 3 minutes). Stir and add peanuts. Return to microwave and cook another 8 minutes on high. Remove and add butter, vanilla, and food coloring. Stir until cool and creamy. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper.

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About Microwave Peanut Patties

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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