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PEANUT BRITTLE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy Burgess
Added: Monday, August 10, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Measure all ingredients before beginning:
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup cold water
2 cups Karo White syrup
1 tablespoon butter
3 cups raw peanuts
2 1/2 tablespoons soda
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 greased cookie sheets

Directions:
Directions:
In large kettle or dutch oven boil: sugar, water, syrup and butter, until it makes a long thick thread and in cold water makes a hard ball. Add peanuts; cook slowly until peanuts are done. Stir often as this takes about 30 minutes.

Then cook rapidly; brown syrup to an amber color; stir and do not allow to burn. Turn fire off; add soda and vanilla; mix rapidly and pour onto cookie sheets at once. The thinner the better, but move quickly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Lila Skelton from Leedey made the most wonderful peanut brittle and this is her recipe.

 

 

 

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