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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shari Crouse

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
1 c light corn syrup
c water
1 c butter or margarine
2 c raw peanuts
1 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, syrup and water in a saucepan. Cook and stir until all the sugar dissolves. When syrup boils, blend in butter. Stir frequently after mixture reaches syrup stage (230 degrees). Add nuts when temp reaches soft crack (280 degrees) and stir constantly until temp reaches hard crack (305 degrees). Remove from heat. Quickly stir in baking soda, mixing thoroughly. Pour onto 2 cookie sheets.
As candy cools, stretch it out thin by lifting and pulling from edges using 2 forks. Loosen from pans as soon as possible. Turn candy over. Break into pieces. Makes 2 lbs.

 

 

 

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