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PEANUT BRITTLE (Mom's recipe) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. white Karo syrup
1/3 c. cold water
Bring to hard boil or boil hard for 10 minutes and add 1 c. raw peanuts
Use heavy pan - high heat. Stir all the time. Drop on white plate when amber color it's done (10-12 minutes). When done add 1 tsp. soda and 1/2 tsp. salt. Stir, then pour on buttered board in circle and stretch toward middle and outside. Lift hardened portion on outside of the board and keep stretching the rest to outside to harden.

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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nobody's peanut brittle is any better than my Mom's. Her's is the best! Always could be found in the Sexton household at Christmas time.

 

 

 

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