Combine

2 cups sugar

1 cup white syrup

½ cup water

Cook to 236 degrees

Add

1 teaspoon melted butter

3 cups raw peanuts

Cook until mixture reaches 290 degrees (stir during last few minutes)

Remove from heat

Add

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla

Stir until mixture thickens

Pour onto buttered baking sheets, DO NOT SPREAD or TOUCH!!!

Cool and then crack

Carolyn Hilty (My Great-Aunt)