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Doris Hughes's Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lois Duke
Added: Friday, February 22, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
1/2 c. water
2 tsp. baking powder
3 c. salted peanuts

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy pan mix sugar, syrup and water; cook over medium heat stirring constantly til sugar dissolves and comes to a full boil. Cook without stirring until temperature reaches 280 on candy themometer. Stir in nuts gradually so mixture continues to boil. Cook to the hard ball stage. Remove and add baking soda, stir in gently but quickly. Pour into 2 greased cookie sheets, cool. Break into pieces.

 

 

 

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