Preparation / Directions:
In a 4 quart saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to boil stirriing constantly. Cover pan for one minute to wash down sides of the pan. Remove lid and cook rapidly to soft crack stage, 270 degrees. Add peanuts and continue cooking, stirring constantly to hard crack stage, 310 degrees, about 5 minutes or until candy is golden brown. Add butter, vanilla and soda. As you stir candy will foam up. Pour into buttered pan and rup spatula across the top to break bubbles. When cold, break into pieces. Store tightly covered.