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Peanut Brittle

This was Ruth Adams’ (my grandmother) recipe.

Ingredients:
2 C sugar
½ C water
1 C Light syrup
1 pkg (10oz) raw peanuts
1/8 tsp salt
1 heaping tsp of Soda
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Stir together sugar, water and light syrup. Boil to a hard
boil stage over medium heat. Remove from heat and
add 1 pkg. raw peanuts, and 1/8 tsp salt. Return to heat
and cook to hard crack stage. Remove from heat and
add 1 heaping tsp of Soda and 1 tsp vanilla. Stir well.
Pour at once onto a well buttered cookie sheet. Cool
and break into pieces.

Peanut Clusters

This recipe was shared by Reta Adams.

Ingredients:
1/3 C paraffin
1 pkg. 12 oz. Chocolate Chips
1 pkg. 6 oz. Butterscotch chips
1 large bag Salted Peanuts

Directions:
Melt chips and paraffin well in top of double boiler,
then add peanuts and drop onto wax paper to set.