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Classic Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie (Mize) Marsalis
Added: Friday, November 3, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup dry-roasted or shelled raw peanuts
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cook first 3 ingredients in a medium-size heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture starts to boil. Boil without stirring 5 minutes or until a candy thermometer reaches 310. Add peanuts, and cook 2 to 3 more minutes or to 280. (Mixture should be golden brown.) Remove from heat, and stir in butter and remaining ingredients. Pour mixture onto a metal surface or into a shallow pan. Allow to stand 5 minutes or until hardened. Break into pieces.

 

 

 

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