(by Dorothy Hafer - friend)
1 - 3oz. box Jell-O chocolate pudding mix (NOT instant)
1 cup white sugar
1 TBSP butter
1 cup salted roasted peanuts
1/2 cup Carnation evaporated milk (NOT condensed)
1 tsp. vanilla
In a saucepan add pudding mix and white sugar--slowly add the milk. Cook/stir over medium heat and add butter--cook/stir until boiling. Once boiling, reduce heat to simmer and cook/stir for 3 minutes. Remove from heat--add vanilla and peanuts--stir until mixed, then keep stirring until mixture thickens and mixture begins to lose it's glossy look. Drop by spoonfuls into clusters on to wax paper lined cookie sheets. Cool completely.