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peanut butter penuche, grandma w

Recipe by
Megan Stewart
Middletown, OH

A peanut butter candy that is sure to satisfy!

yield serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For peanut butter penuche, grandma w

  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1.2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tsp

How To Make peanut butter penuche, grandma w

  • 1
    Butter bottom and sides of 4 quart saucepan. Combine sugars, milk, syrup and salt. Cook and stir over med heat until dissolved and mixture begins to boil. Reduce heat, attach candy thermometer to side of pan. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until thermometer reads 236 degrees. Soft boil stage. Remove from heat, add peanut butter but do not stir it in. Set pan aside, allow to cool undisturbed. Do not stir or move pan while cooling. When thermometer reaches 115 degrees, add vanilla. Beat by hand vigorously about 10 min or until mixture starts to lose it's gloss. Pour into buttered 8" square pan. Score into small squares. When candy is only slightly warm, cut or break into squares.

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