Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe

Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe

To Make a mouthwatering candy! Check out the Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe. It’s a game-changer for peanut butter candy lovers. Imagine creamy peanut butter with a hint of sweetness, forming bite-sized candies that leave you wanting more. This recipe creates a perfect balance of flavours, with a satisfying crunch and the rich, nutty goodness of peanut butter.

How To Make Peanut Butter Hard Candy

To make peanut butter hard candy, combine all ingredients sugar, corn syrup, and water in a pan. Cook until it reaches a hard crack stage, then stir in peanut butter. Spread, cool, and break into pieces on a baking sheet.

Ingredients For Making  Peanut Butter Hard Candy

Here is a list of some ingredients you need. 

  • Peanut Butter (natural)= ½ cup
  • Vanilla Extract = ¼ tsp
  • Sugar = ⅓ cup
  • Water = 2 tbsp

Instructions For Making  Peanut Butter Hard Candy

Step 1

Choose a pan with dimensions of 6×3.5 inches and place a sheet of parchment paper.

Step 2

In a saucepan, add the vanilla extract and peanut butter. The mixture should be heated Stir occasionally to prevent it from sticking or burning over low heat.

Step 3

Now in another saucepan, add the water and sugar. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil. Monitor the syrup’s temperature with a candy thermometer. A temperature of 257°F is the target.

Step 4

Once the syrup reaches the required temperature, remove it from the heat and quickly pour in the hot peanut butter. Stir the peanut butter into the syrup using a spoon.

Step 5

The peanut butter and syrup are mixed, pour the mixture into the prepared pan swiftly. Act fast because it will harden quickly.

Step 6

Cool the mixture for 5 to 10 minutes before cutting it into bars.

Tips!

Here are some tips you need. 

  • Use a candy thermometer for precise temperature control.
  • Choose high-quality smooth peanut butter for the best texture.
  • Allow the candy to cool before cutting it into bars for clean and neat pieces.

Frequently Asked Questions

How should I store the Peanut Butter Hard Candy?

To keep the candy fresh and prevent it from becoming sticky, store it in an airtight container at room temperature.

Can I add other ingredients like nuts or chocolate to the recipe?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment and add your favourite mix-ins to customize the candy according to your taste preferences.

Conclusion 

I know that you enjoy the candy. The Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe is a turning point for peanut butter candy lovers.

It offers a perfect balance of flavours with an enjoyable crunch and rich, nutty goodness. Enjoy making and enjoying these delicious treats!

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Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe

Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe

To Make a mouthwatering candy! Check out the Peanut Butter Hard Candy Recipe. It's a game-changer for peanut butter candy lovers.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup Peanut Butter (natural)
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Water

Instructions
 

  • Choose a pan with dimensions of 6×3.5 inches and place a sheet of parchment paper.
  • In a saucepan, add the vanilla extract and peanut butter. The mixture should be heated Stir occasionally to prevent it from sticking or burning over low heat.
  • Now in another saucepan, add the water and sugar. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil. Monitor the syrup's temperature with a candy thermometer. A temperature of 257°F is the target.
  • Once the syrup reaches the required temperature, remove it from the heat and quickly pour in the hot peanut butter. Stir the peanut butter into the syrup using a spoon.
  • The peanut butter and syrup are mixed, pour the mixture into the prepared pan swiftly. Act fast because it will harden quickly.
  • Cool the mixture for 5 to 10 minutes before cutting it into bars.

Notes

  • Use a candy thermometer for precise temperature control.
  • Choose high-quality smooth peanut butter for the best texture.
  • Allow the candy to cool before cutting it into bars for clean and neat pieces.
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