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microwave peanut patties

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Laurie Roberts
Lakeside, OR

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

(3 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For microwave peanut patties

  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    water or canned milk
  • dash
  • 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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