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PEANUT BRITTLE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Simmons
Added: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. raw peanuts
1/2 c. white Karo
1 1/2 tsp. butter
1/3 c. water
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda

Directions:
Directions:
Boil sugar, karo and water until thread spins. Add raw peanuts, stir continuously. After nuts are added, cook until it turns a brownish gold (caramel color). Take from heat, add butter, salt and soda. Stir until caramel color forms. Pour quickly onto buttered cookie sheet. Spread fast to fill pan. With a wooden spoon, lightly skim over peanut brittle to make it shiny. Cool. Crack with a table knife. Keep in airtight baggies or Tupperware for weeks.

 

 

 

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