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Betty's Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherry Thomas for Betty Salyer
Added: Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup raw peanuts
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup clear Karo Syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Combine nuts, Karo syrup, sugar & salt, cook in microwave on high for 7-8 minutes. Stir after 4 mintutes, and again at the end of 3-4 minutes. Add in butter & vanilla. Cook an additional 1-2 minutes, and add soda. Quickly pour onto cookie sheet sprayed with Pam, allow to set break into pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe reminds me of arguing with my brother over the crumbs left on the cookie sheet after mama collected all the "good" pieces. I always won, purhaps the start of my life-long diet issues.

 

 

 

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