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Old Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deb Lehman
Added: Monday, August 20, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
1/2 c. butter
3 c dry roasted peanuts or (2 c. cashews, 1 c. peanuts)
1 tsp baking solda

Directions:
Directions:
In large saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup & water - cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil - blend in butter - cook to 230 - stir frequently at 280 or soft crack stage. Add peanuts. Cook until mixture reaches 300.
Remove from heat and quickly stir in baking soda. Mix well.
Pour onto jelly roll pan. As the peanut butter cools - stretch it out thinner by lifting and pulling at edges wih fork. Loosen from pan as soon as possible and turn over. Break into pieces and store in airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 lb.

 

 

 

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