Dolce Mangia
Sweet Eats
Red Peanut Patties - GF

2 1/2 c granulated sugar     
2/3 corn syrup     
1 c milk        
2 1/2 c raw peanuts   
4 T butter     
1 c powdered sugar    
Red paste food coloring

Cook sugar, corn syrup, milk and raw peanuts slowly till they reach soft ball stage on a candy thermometer (about 1 hour).

Remove from heat and add butter, powdered sugar and food coloring. Stir till mixture thickens. Drop by big spoonfuls onto wax paper.

Cool and wrap in plastic wrap.

Time: 90 minutes   Makes: 24

These patties are a Texas tradition and can be found for sale all over Texas.

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