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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eula Mae Hunter Duke

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups raw peanuts
1 cup sugar
1 cup white Karo syrup
1 Tbsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Mix peanuts, sugar and Karo in pan.
*Place a cup of cold water near the pan and grease a cookie sheet
Cook until peanuts start to pop.
Drop a small amount (pea size) of syrup mixture into the cold water. When this instantly become brittle and hard, remove from heat. Work quickly to add baking soda and stir well. Quickly pour onto greased cookie sheet and cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe requires stirring continuously and moving quickly once the syrup has been brought up to candy temperature. You can also use a candy thermometer if you have one. However, Mommaw didn't need such things.

 

 

 

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