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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Josephine Lee
Added: Thursday, June 30, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c white sugar
1 c white corn syrup
1 1/3 c water
4 c raw peanuts
2 t salt
2 T butter
2 heaping t soda

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to a boil. Cook to 228 degrees.
Add the peanuts, and salt. Stirring constantly, cook to 298 degrees. Remove from heat immediately and add the butter and soda.
Beat briskly until butter and soda are just blended. While mixture is till foamy pour onto a warm buttered cookie sheet. Spread quickly with buttered knife. Cool. Invert pan to remove candy and break into desired size pieced.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
A lot
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30-40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came from the Saginaw National Farm and Garden Club.

 

 

 

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