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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Keskula
Added: Tuesday, March 1, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
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

Directions:
Directions:
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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