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Best Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jana & Bryan

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
1 cup Spanish peanuts
2 tablespoon softened butter
1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Grease a large cookie sheet, set aside

In a heavy 2 quart saucepain, over medium heat, bring to boil sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water, Stir until sugar is disssolved.

Stir in peanuts

Set candy thermometer in place and continue cooking. Stir frequently until temperature reaches 300 degrees F 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 the cookie sheet.
With 2 forks, lift and pull peanut brittle mixture into rectangle about 14x12 inches

Cool

Snap candy into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes prep; cook time 15 minutes; total 55 minutes

 

 

 

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