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1 c sugar 1/2 c Karo Syrup 1&1/2 c raw peanuts 1 tsp vanilla 1 T butter 1 tsp baking soda
Butter a cookie sheet. Put sugar and karo syrup into a glass bowl and cook on high in microwave for 5 minutes. Add peanuts and cook 3 more minutes. Add vanilla and butter and cook 45 seconds. Add 1 t baking soda. Pour onto a buttered cookie sheet and allow to cool completely. Break into pieces.
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