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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tia Antoinette
Added: Friday, March 17, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
1 c karo
1/2 c water
1 lb Spanish raw peanuts
1 t baking soda
1 T butter

Directions:
Directions:
Blend sugar, karo, and water in heavy pan to a boil. (Test mixture in cold water. It should form a hard ball.) Add peanuts and cook until peanuts have turned brown. Remove from stove and add in baking soda and butter. Stir. Spread onto buttered cookie sheet. Cut into pieces when cool.

 

 

 

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