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Fast Peanut Butter Candy

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A very yummy peanut butter candy.
The texture is similar to peanut butter fudge but containes no butter or marshmallow fluff.
It took me less than 20 minutes to make this candy (of course you do have to give it additional time to cool)
 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients

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2 cups white sugar (use pure cane sugar)
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
3/4 cup milk (Whole milk taste the creamest but you can use other types of milk)
1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter (if you would like it even smoother you can use smooth peanut butter)

Step 2: Butter your Dish

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Butter an 8 x 8 inch heat proof dish.
To butter the dish I like to use an empty wrapper from a stick of butter.
After we finish a stick of butter I fold the wrapper and place in the refridgerator.
When I need to butter a pan I just pull a wrapper out and use that.

Step 3: Add to Saucepan

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Take at least a 2 quart saucepan and insert a candy thermometer (the mixture will bubble up a lot, so do not use a smaller saucepan.)
Add the sugar, light corn syrup, milk, and salt to the sauce pan.

Step 4: Cook Mixture

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Stir the ingredients together and cook over medium heat.
Continue cooking until the thermometer reads 234 degrees F (112 degrees C).
The mixture will bubble up a lot and become slightly darker in color.

Step 5: Add Peanut Butter

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Once the mixture reaches 234 degrees F (112 degrees C) remove from heat.
Add the vanilla and peanut butter.
The peanut butter will not incoporate into the mixture very well do not worry it will in the next step.
Kialei3 years ago
I wonder if this would also work with chocolate or caramel. It looks so yummy and very easy. Thanks for sharing!
maltesergr83 years ago
Your candy looks very good!!