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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aimee Goldberg
Added: Wednesday, June 6, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
1/2 c. water
1/4 c. butter
2-1/2 c. raw peanuts
1-1/2 tsp. sifted baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a heavy pan and clip a candy thermometer to pan. Cook and stir over med.-high heat until mixture boils. (approx. 6 min.) Reduce heat (gentle boil) and cook stirring occasionally to 275. Add peanuts, stirring often to 295. Remove pan from heat & stir in sifted soda. Immediately pour onto 2 buttered baking sheets. Allow to cool and break into pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
More Christmas memories... Grandma always used her microwave, but I could never get that right!

 

 

 

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