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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Germany
Added: Saturday, November 15, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. water
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/4 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. light corn syrup
5 T. butter
1 lb. shelled unroasted peanuts

Directions:
Directions:
Combine water, water and corn syrup in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat stirring occasionally to 240 on a candy thermometer or until it forms a soft ball in cold water. Stir in butter and peanuts. Cook stirring constantly to 300 (or until a small amount dropped in cold water separates into threads which are hard and brittle). Watch carefully so mixture does not burn. Remove from heat; stir in soda mix thoroughly. Pour onto 2 warm baking sheets and quickly spread evenly to about 1/4". Cool; break candy into pieces.

 

 

 

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