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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Lutes
Added: Saturday, October 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Cups Sugar
1 Cup Light Corn Syrup
1/2 Cup Water
1 Cup Butter, cut into pieces
2 Cups Raw Peanuts
1 Tsps. Baking Soda

Directions:
Directions:
In a 3 quart sauce pan combine sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a full boil. 20 - 30 mins. Add butter, continue cooking, stirring until candy thermometer reaches 280 (Soft Crack). Stir in peanuts, continue cooking and stirring constantly until candy thermometer reaches 305 (Hard crack)
Remove from heat and stir in the baking soda. Pour mixture onto 2 buttered cookie sheets. Spread out until thickness is about 1/4 " thick. Cool completely. Break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 pounds
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours with lot of stirring and heat
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My dads favorite candy is Peanut Brittle. I'm sure he has made this recipe.

 

 

 

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