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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Larsen
Added: Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. Water
1 C. Karo syrup
3 C. sugar
2 3/4 C. raw peanuts.
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cube butter

Directions:
Directions:
Cook water, sugar and syrup to 252 degrees. Add peanuts. Stir while cooking to 308 degrees. Don't touch bottom or sides. Remove from heat and add mixture of:salt, soda, and vanilla. Add butter.
Pour at once onto the back of a greased cookie sheet and spread as much as you can. As it starts to cool, stretch it out. Cool and break into pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My friend, Marion Yost gave me this recipe.

 

 

 

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