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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Sandy
Added: Saturday, May 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
3/4 cup light corn syrup
4 cups raw Spanish or Virginia Peanuts
2 T butter
1 tsp. soda

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy 3 quart saucepan stir together the sugar, water & corn syrup over medium heat. Stir often and bring to a boil Add peanuts gradually so mixture continues cooking, stirring often to 260 on a candy thermometer. Add butter & stir until it melts. Continue cooking stirring often to 300 on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat. Quickly stir in soda.

Pour onto 2 ungreased cookie sheets - spread with a spatula. When cold break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20 - 30
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pan will be very heavy & hot.
Store candy in a paper bag that is folded down. If you don't the candy gets sticky.

 

 

 

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