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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Brittle, by , is from The Bolme Family Cookbook 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Shirley and Rick
Added: Sunday, May 14, 2006


1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. water
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. sugar
1 c. water
1 c. light corn syrup
3 T. butter
1 lb. shelled peanuts

Butter 2 baking sheets, each 15 x 12 inches; keep warm. Combine soda, 1 tsp. water and the vanilla. Set aside.

Combine sugar, 1 c. water and the corn syrup in large heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionaly, to 240 on candy thermometer.

Stir in butter and peanuts. Cook, stirring constantly, to 300. Watch carefully so mixture does not burn.

Immediately remove from heat; stir in soda mixture thoroughly. Pour half the candy mixture onto each warm baking sheet and quickly spread evenly about inch thick. Cool; break candy into pieces.




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