1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 1/4 cups dry roasted unsalted peanuts
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
Generously grease baking sheet.
In 2 quart microwave-proof bowl,
combine sugar and corn syrup. Cook on HIGH for 4 minutes.
peanuts with a wooden spoon. Cook on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until
mixture reaches 300 degrees F on microwave-proof candy thermometer
(or small amount separates into hard, brittle threads in cold water).
Blend in baking soda, stir until mixture is light and foamy. Pour
onto prepared baking sheet, spread quickly. As candy cools, stretch into thin
sheet using buttered hands. Cool completely.
Break into pieces and
store in an airtight container.