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Pecan or Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Myra Patrick

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 1/4 c pecans or raw peanuts
1 Tbsp butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
1. Butter a baking sheet
2. Combine syrup and sugar in a microwave bowl. Stir and place in microvave for 3 min.
3. Stir and place back in microwave for 2 min.
4. Stir in nuts and microwave for 4 minutes. Add vanilla and butter. Stir until butter is melted.
5. Microwave for 1 min and quickly stir in baking soda. Soread out on prepared baking sheet. Let cool and break into small pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Fannie Sue use to make this and gave it to Myra and she gave it to me.

 

 

 

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