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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ozie

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup Karo light corn syrup
⅓ cup hot water
2 cups peanuts (not salted)
2 Tbsp butter
1 tsp salt
4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Grease a large cookie sheet. Set aside.
Toast the peanuts in the oven until golden brown.
In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, over medium heat, bring to a boil sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in peanuts. Set candy thermometer in place, and continue cooking. Stir frequently until temperature reaches 300 degrees F (150 degrees C), or until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into hard and brittle threads.
Remove from heat; immediately stir in butter and baking soda; pour at once onto cookie sheet. With 2 forks, lift and pull peanut mixture into rectangle about 14x12 inches; cool. Snap candy into pieces.

 

 

 

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