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Peanut Brittle by A. L. Smith Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Dawkins
Added: Friday, October 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
(1) 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup white Karo Syrup
1/4 cup water
1/2 thimbleful Paraffin wax
a few grains of salt
1 pint raw peanuts
1 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Place sugar, Karo, water, paraffin and salt in boiler and heat until boiling begins. Add nuts and cook over moderate heat without stirring until nuts have popped and smell parched. Remove from heat. Add baking soda and stir well. Pour up on inverted buttered dishpan. (I use a pancake stainless steel pan . Cool and break up into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
22-25
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 - 40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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