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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Doris Reed
Added: Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
1/2 c water
1 c white syrup
2 c raw peanuts
2 tsp soda
candy thermometer

Directions:
Directions:
Cook first three ingredients over low heat until sugar is melted. Cover and boil 3 minutes to dissolve all sugar crystals. Uncover and cook until it spins a thread or to hard stage at 300 degrees. Add raw peanuts. Cook until peanuts pop and syrup is a golden color. Remove from heat and add mix in soda quickly. Turn, at once, onto oiled sheet.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Stir soda in well, but pour onto oiled sheet while still foaming. Do not over stir the soda or will be porus. Do not be afraid of over cooking. Use a candy thermometer.

 

 

 

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