Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves: family & guests
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Cooking Method: Stove Top


2 c creamy peanut butter
1-1/2 c sugar
1-1/2 c light corn syrup
1/4 c water....plus
2 Tbsp butter
2 c peanuts...raw or roasted
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

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Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe
Well Seasoned
Spokane, WA (pop. 208,916)
Member Since Jan 2011
Nancy J.'s notes for this recipe:
This is a recipe is a delicious clone, of the Famous Davenport Hotel confection. In Spokane, WA.
This candy is world famous.
I have made this recipe many times, for family and friends. Mainly at Christmas time. It is always received with joy and blessings.
Maybe you will make it your family tradition...?? and maybe someday visit this beautiful hotel.
Make it Your Way...

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In a double boiler over hot water, place peanut butter to heat while preparing syrup.
In a large saucepan combine sugar,
corn syrup and 1/4 cup of the water.
Cook over high heat to 275 degrees
on a candy thermometer.
Lower heat to medium, add butter,
stirring until melted.
Add peanuts, cook stirrinf for about 5 minutes untilcandy starts turning brown and reaches 300 degress on the therometer.
Remove from heat, stir in baking soda that has been dissolved in a teaspoon of water.
Add vanilla.
Working quickly, fold in the warmed
peanut butter, while stirring gently.
At once, pour candy mixture onto a well greased marble slab or a cookie sheet.
Very quickly...spread as thin as possible!
The secret of the candy is quick cooling.
When cold ...break into serving size pieces.
fotos from Davenport Hotel and a secret chef.
Please visit this site:
.... DavenportHotel/SpokaneWA.com

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user Donald Bellinger kitchendabbler63 - Mar 1, 2013
Nancy, I love a good peanut brittle. I have a good friend who brings me peanut brittle made by an Amish man each Christmas. It is very tasty. My ex-wife and I had a peanut brittle recipe from a candy store in Slippery Rock, PA. It was good too. I look forward to trying this recipe. It is pinched. Don
user Kelly Williams Wildflours - Mar 1, 2013
Pinched IMMEDIATELY!!!! Dang that sounds good!! :)
user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Mar 1, 2013
Hi Kelly...
Trust ma...
This is the soft kind...
SO good ...you can eat a pound your self!!
te he..HUgs, ma...3/1/13
user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Mar 1, 2013
Thanks DON...You won't be dissappointed!
user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Mar 1, 2013
Peanut Butter Brittle......sounds almost as good as the Bacon-Brittle I love so well, (I think I sent it to you by email).
Will have to give this one a try too......just as soon as I get caught up on RECIPES!!!!

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