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Peanut Sesame Chew

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Ingredients
  Shelled blanched peanuts 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame seeds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Spread the peanuts in a shallow flat pan, and toast at 350°F. 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Pour into a greased bowl.
Mix the next 4 ingredients in a saucepan, and cook slowly until syrup spins a thread, about 40 minutes, or until a candy thermometer registers 250°F.
Sprinkle 1/2 the sesame seeds over the bottom of a greased jelly-roll pan or cookie sheet.
Pour the syrup over the peanuts and remaining seeds.
Mix with a fork, and scrape into the prepared pan.
Spread and flatten with the back of a greased spoon.
Cool, and cut into large bars.
Makes about 56.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Party

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