Duwanna's Peanut Brittle...my Mom

Straws Kitchen


My Mom made her peanut brittle every year for family and friends.
I loved her brittle...I wish she was still with us to make it again.
Duwanna passed away on Sept. 1st 1989...she will always be missed.
I love you Mom!!!

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Stove Top


1 c
white sugar
1 c
raw peanuts
1/2 c
white syrup (corn syrup)
1 pinch
1 Tbsp
1 tsp
pure vanilla
1 tsp
baking soda


1Combine first 4 ingredients together in a 2qt. heavy-glass (corning) bowl on the stove.
Stir, cook on high for 7 to 8 minutes, then add 1-Tablespoon of butter and 1-teaspoon of vanilla,
while still stirring.
2Cook 2 more minutes on high (while still stirring), then remove and add 1-teaspoon of baking soda.
Beat a minute, pour out onto cookie sheet (or marble serface), leave until cooled.
When cooled break apart into different size pieces and ENJOY!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids