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.
- 2 c
- white sugar
- 1/2 c
- karo syrup & fill the cup with milk
- 2 Tbsp
- 1 Tbsp
- 1/2 lb
- spanish peanuts
How to Make Peanut Clusters
- 1Boil the sugar, syrup, milk and cocoa to soft ball stage. You must use a candy thermometer Remove from heat.
- 2Add 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.
- 3If the mixture gets too thick for dropping you can thin it with a little bit of milk.