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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elmyra Lemmond
Added: Monday, October 6, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups raw peanuts
2 cups sugar
1 cup white Karo syrup
1 inch block paraffin
1 Tbsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Mix and cook until caramel colored. Add baking soda. Stir and pour into buttered cookie sheet. Cool and break into pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom made peanut brittle every day during Bible School at the old Somerville Church of God and took it to Bible School and sold it to help with Bible School offerings.

 

 

 

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