This is a very quick easy candy that anyone can make just be careful it is very HOT! Makes a great gift if you don’t eat it all first.  Enjoy!

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 cup Lyle’s golden syrup or  light corn syrup

  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Butter a cookie sheet. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl and microwave on high 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts and microwave on high 3 1/2 minutes more, then stir in butter and vanilla and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
  2. Stir in baking soda until light and foamy. Pour onto cookie sheet and spread thin. Cool completely and break into pieces and serve.