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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Anderson
Added: Friday, August 26, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. white sugar
1 c. light Karo syrup
1/2 c. water
1 1/2 c. raw peanuts
1 tbsp. butter, not margarine
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cook white sugar, Karo syrup, and water to 260. Add peanuts and butter. Cook to 295. Remove from heat, add soda and vanilla. Stir well and quickly. Pour onto back of 2 well buttered and heavy duty cookie sheets. Butter your hands and pull peanut brittle into thin pieces and cut with scissors. Cool on wax paper and store in a dry place. Do not store in plastic.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Two people should do this. Must USE butter!

 

 

 

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