This recipe for Peanut Brittle, by Debbie Keskula, is from The Carter Family Cookbook ,
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2 C. sugar 1 C. corn syrup 1 C. shelled peanuts (raw) 1/2 C. water 1 tsp. butter 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 Tbsp. soda
Cook sugar, syrup and water to 250 degrees. Add butter and peanuts. Stir well. Cook to 295 degrees (hard crack). Remove from fire and add vanilla and soda. Stir well. Pour into well-greased cookie sheets. Pull to make as thin as possible or spread as it is poured onto slab or pan. Cool and crack into desired pieces.
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