Breads and Cakes

Peanut Drops

If you love coconut drops you will love Peanut Drops. Try our simple Peanut Drops recipe


  • 2 cup roasted peanuts
  • 5 tablespoons minced or shredded ginger
  • 3 cups dark unprocessed sugar
  • 1 cup water

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  1. Combine the peanuts and ginger.
  2. Place in a deep pot with the sugar and water.
  3. Put stove on high and boil.
  4. Boil until water is gone and the sugar is like carmel and sticky.
  5. Place a sheet of greased paper on a flat surface (kitchen counter) close by.
  6. Stir the mixture in the pot with a large spoon to be sure it does not stick to the
  7. Use the spoon to scoop out mixture to create 1-1/4-inch wide mounds on the
    greased paper.
  8. Each 1-1/4-inch wide mound should be placed in a separate heap on the greased
  9. Let the drops cool and harden. Serve
    Approx. 20 pieces

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Winsome Murphy