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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terry Crandall
Added: Friday, November 7, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c white sugar
1/2 c corn syrup
1/4 c cold water
1 tbsp butter
1 1/2 raw peanuts
1 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
1.In a medium sauce pan mix corn syrup, sugar, cold water.
2. When the syrup threads off of a spoon (usually right after coming to a boil) add butter, peanuts.
3 Cook until it comes to a hard crack in icy cold water.
4. Remove from heat and add baking soda. (It will foam up) mix well and pour on a buttered cookie sheet. Let cool and break into brittle pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe comes from my daughter Jenny's great grandmother. Her grandmother taught me how to make it and now my friends ask for it every Christmas.

 

 

 

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