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Old Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe

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2 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
1 c. water
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. butter
¼ tsp. soda
2 c. peanuts, small raw

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in heavy iron skillet. Cook slowly, stir until sugar dissolves. Cook to the soft ball stage (238 degrees). Add nuts and salt to mixture. Cook to hard crack stage (290 degrees), stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter and soda, stir to blend. Mixture will bubble. Pour onto greased platters. Cool partially by lifting around edges with spatula. Keep spatula moving under mixture so it won’t stick. When firm but still warm, turn over. When cold, break into pieces.

 

 

 

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