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    Peanut Patties
    (One of these cost only 5 cents back in the day)

    3 & 1/2 cups sugar
    1 cup evaporated milk
    4 T. margarine
    2/3 cups white Karo syrup
    1 & 1/2 cups raw, shelled peanuts
    1 cup powdered sugar
    A few drops red food coloring

    Combine sugar, Karo syrup, milk and peanuts in a hevay pan. Cook slowly until a small amount forms a soft ball when dropped into cool water (soft ball stage) Add margarine & powdered sugar. Mix well. Add red food coloring to desired color. Mix well. Drop by tablespoonfuls on to waxed paper. If you want a large patty pour into a buttered foil pie pan.
    Allow to cool & set.