Peco Flake Candy
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Peco Flake Candy Recipe
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- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups raw Spanish peanuts
- 1 t. vanilla
- ½ package (12 oz. size) chip coconut
- 1 cup light corn syrup
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 T. butter
- 1 t. soda
- Combine sugar, syrup and water in heavy light colored skillet.
- Cook, stirring constantly unstil sugar dissolves.
- Add salt & nuts.
- Cook, stirring occasionaly, to hard crack stage (294 degrees).
- Add butter, vanilla & soda.
- Stir to blend, stir in coconut & pour onto 2 buttered cookie sheets.
- While warm, pull out to desired thinness.
- When cold, crack into pieces.
Yield 2 pounds.
Variation; Use 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar in place of 1 cup of granulated sugar.