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Peanut Brittle Deluxe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Maynard, daughter of Dewey and Elizabeth Hanson
Added: Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 cups salted peanuts
2 T. butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoon soda

Directions:
Directions:
In a 3 qt. saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup and water; mix well. Cook over medium heat (stirring constantly) to 285. Add peanuts and butter. Stir constantly (with candy thermometer). Cook to 295. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and soda, stirring in well; work fast. Pour onto a well oiled surface marble, porcelain or a large cookie sheet. Spread out with spatula as thin as possible. Soon as brittle begins to set, loosen from slab. Flip it over; stretch and pull out the brittle as thin as you can. When cold break into pieces.

 

 

 

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