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PEANUT BRITTLE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Sutcliffe Thomas

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
c. white corn syrup
1 c. salted, roasted peanuts
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Butter a cookie sheet. In 1 qt. microwaveable casserole dish stir together sugar and syrup. Microwave at high 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts. Microwave at high at high 3-5 minutes until light brown. Add butter and vanilla. Blend well. Microwave at high 1-2 minutes more. Peanuts will lightly brown and syrup will be very hot. Add baking soda and gently stir until light and foamy. Pour mixture onto cookie sheet. Let cool to 1 hour. When cool, break into small pieces and store in airtight container. For Almond brittle substitute 7 oz. dry roasted almonds for peanuts and almond flavoring for vanilla. Omit butter and add 1 cup shredded coconut with 1 teaspoon almond extract.
For Pecan or cashews brittle omit peanuts and add 1 cup pecan halves or 7 oz. dry roasted cashews.

 

 

 

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