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mom's peanut patty

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a recipe by
Teena Mathis
Harlingen, TX

We loved when Mom made these. We'd stand by the stove in pure delight.

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method Stove Top

Ingredients For mom's peanut patty

  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    milk or evaporated milk
  • 2 1/2 c
    raw peanuts
  • 2/3 c
    white karo syrup
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter or oleo
  • red food coloring

How To Make mom's peanut patty

  • 1
    Cook all ingredients from top list together to soft ball stage, pretty firm. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    Add 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar and 4 tablespoons of butter. Also add a few drops of red food coloring.
  • 3
    Mix well and drop large spoonfuls out on wax paper to cool. Should be about 3-4 inches wide. Wrap in plastic wrap when cool. Do not leave out in air as they will get dry.