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PEANUT BRITTLE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maryann Donlon
Added: Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups raw peanuts
1/4 cup water
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup white Karo syrup
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon butter

Directions:
Directions:
Butter a cookie sheet and set aside. Mix water, sugar, peanuts, and syrup in a 2 quart sauce pan. Bring to a boil.
Cook until candy thermometer reaches hard crack stage (310F). or till looks tarnish.Remove from heat.
Quickly stir in baking soda and butter. Will harden rapidly.
Pour quickly onto a buttered cookie sheet and let stand for about an hour to cool. Break up into pieces.

 

 

 

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