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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Siegel
Added: Thursday, August 14, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup water
1 cup light syrup
2 cups sugar
12-oz raw Spanish peanuts
3 tablespoons margarine
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Using medium high heat, heat water to a boil. Pour in light syrup and sugar. Boil until mixture will spin a thread. Add peanuts and stir until golden brown in color. Remove from heat and add margarine, baking soda and vanilla. Spread on buttered cookie sheet. When cool break into pieces. Eat and start over.

 

 

 

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