Peanut Butter Candy


A quick and easy candy that is very rich.

1 to 8 - inch square pan


  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup

  • ¾ cup milk

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • cup crunchy peanut butter


  1. Butter an 8x8x2 inch square pan. Set aside.

  2. In a 2 quart saucepan with a candy thermometer inserted, cook sugar, light corn syrup, milk, and salt, until thermometer reads 234 degrees F (112 degrees C). Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and peanut butter.

  3. Put peanut butter mixture in a large mixing bowl and beat until mixture begins to thicken. Pour into prepared pan. Chill until completely cooled. Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
3g Fat
29g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 2g
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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