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Old-Fashioned Dixie Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn Johnson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
4 cups raw Spanish peanuts
2 Tbsp butter or margarine
2 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy saucepan, heat sugar, syrup, water and salt to a rolling boil. Add peanuts. Reduce heat
to medium and stir constantly. Cook until syrup spins a thread, 293 F. Add butter then baking soda.
Beat rapidly. Pour onto a buttered surface, spreading to 1/4" thickness.
When completely cooled, break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
A lot
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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