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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tracy Parsons Serie

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cup sugar    
1 cup white Karo syrup  
1 cup water                      
1 lb. raw peanuts         
2 Tablespoons butter softened        
1 teaspoon salt     
1 Tablespoon baking soda       

Directions:
Directions:
Combine water, sugar, and Karo Syrup. Using candy thermometer, cook to 250º

Add peanuts and continue cooking to 300º. Add salt, butter, and soda. Stir quickly and pour immediately into a buttered pan.
 
To make with Cashews, cook syrup to 280 F before adding cashews.

Get a silicone baking glove to hold the cooking pot when you pour it out.

You can cook the syrup on high heat without stirring once it starts to boil.

Once you add the nuts, stir constantly.

Make sure your butter is softened.

 

 

 

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