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Myrt Olson's Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michael Mahaffey
Added: Tuesday, January 29, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
1 cup Karo syrup
3 cup raw peanuts

Directions:
Directions:
Boil sugar, water, Karo until it forms hard ball. Add the peanuts and soak 'til light brown. Add 1/2 cup butter, 2 tsp soda, 2 tsp salt and mix. Pour onto well buttered, foil covered countertop.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The secret to good brittle is to pull it thin, using rubber gloves, before it sets. The thinner the better. Best brittle you will ever have.

 

 

 

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