Microwave Peanut Patties added by Laurie Roberts This is a unique kind of candy that is really quick and easy. My mother makes these every year during the holidays. Cook time: 10 Min Prep time: 20 Min Ingredients 2 c sugar 1/2 c water or canned milk dash(es) salt 1/2 c light corn syrup 1 1/2 c raw peanuts 2 Tbsp butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla 2 - 3 red food coloring drops Directions 1. Combine sugar, water (or canned milk), salt, and corn syrup in a 2 qt. bowl. Bring to a boil in microwave on high (about 3 minutes). Stir and add peanuts. Return to microwave and cook another 8 minutes on high. Remove and add butter, vanilla, and food coloring. Stir until cool and creamy. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Last Step: Don't forget to share! Make all your friends drool by posting a picture of your finished recipe on your favorite social network. And don't forget to tag Just A Pinch and include #justapinchrecipes so we can see it too!