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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Grady
Added: Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
l/4 cup water
l/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 stick butter
1/4 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. soda
dash of salt
1 cup peanuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar, water, and corn syrup in saucepan. Bring to boil and reduce to medium heat. Cook until softball stage.
Add butter, vanilla, and salt and mix well. Then add peanuts, continuing to stir until hard ball stage. Add soda stirring quickly. As it foams pour into 3 greased pie pans and let sit until hardens.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Good with pecans also or with both peanuts and pecans.

 

 

 

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