Grandma D's Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Grandma D's Peanut Brittle

Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

My grandmother on my father's side is one of those sweet old ladies that always has cookies or candies ready for when company comes over. Especially around the holiday times!


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Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
light corn syrup
2 c
sugar
1 c
water
dash(es)
salt
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
peanuts
2 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cover a cookie sheet with foil and butter the foil. Set aside.
2
In 6 quart pot, on medium heat, cook syrup, sugar, water and salt to thread stage (280 degrees).
3
Add vanilla and peanuts; stir.
4
Add baking soda and turn of heat.
5
While stirring, move over to your baking sheet; when you've stirred in the baking soda, pour onto buttered foil.
6
Let cool. Break into pieces to eat/store.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #peanuts, #traditional