Mom's Peanut Patty

Teena Mathis


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


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Stove Top


  • 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.

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About Mom's Peanut Patty

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #peanuts

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