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Buttery Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Darcia Snyder
Added: Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C sugar
1 C light corn syrup
1/2 C water
1 C butter or margarine
2 C raw or roasted peanuts
1 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, corn syrup and wat in 3 quart saucepan. Cook and sitr till sugar dissolves. When syrup boils, blend in butter. Stir frequently after mixture reaches the syrup stage 230 Add nuts when the temperature reaches soft-crack stage 280. Stir constantly till temperature reaches the hard-crack stage 305. Remove from heat. Quickly stir in soda mixing thoroughly. Pour onto two heavly buttered cookie sheets. As the candy cools stretch it out thin by lifting and pulling from deges using two forks. Loosen from pans as soon as possible turn candy over and break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 1/2 pounds of candy
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use salted no skin peanuts. And do not put them in until just before candy reaches the hard-crack stage temperature 305. If using raw peanuts follow directions exactly.

 

 

 

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