"No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut."--Channing Pollock

Dixie Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laland Allen
Added: Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups shelled peanuts, raw with skins on
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy saucepan, heat sugar,syrup, water and salt to a rolling boil. Add peanuts. Reduce heat and stir constantly over medium. Cook to hard crack stage (300-310 degrees Fahrenheit). Add butter. Then soda. Beat rapidly and pour onto a buttered surface spreading to 1/4 inch thickness. Cool and break into pieces. Store in air tight container.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We like this candy and my famous fudge at Christmas. Good memories.

 

 

 

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