At one point I got a new set of kettles and tried to make these in my new pans. Didn't work because my new stainless steel pans cooled off differently than my old aluminum one. So I dug the old one out of the goodwill box and kept it just for making these candies.
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2 cwhite sugar
1/2 ckaro syrup & fill the cup with milk
1/2 lbspanish peanuts
How to Make Peanut Clusters
- Boil the sugar, syrup, milk and cocoa to soft ball stage. You must use a candy thermometer Remove from heat.
- Add your butter. Beat until thickening. This can take a while. Your mixture needs to cool while you stir and beat it. Add the peanuts. Mix well. Drop from buttered teaspoons onto wax paper.
- If the mixture gets too thick for dropping you can thin it with a little bit of milk.