Grandma Duseks Peanut Brittle

Lora blackmon

By
@LoraAnnBlackmon

This recipe was given to me by my mother it is my grandmas recipe and has been enjoyed by our family for years


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

2 cups
sugar
1 cup
light karo syrup
1/2 cup
water
2 cups
planters peanuts, dry roasted salted
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla
2 tsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly butter 2 large baking sheets
2
Mix sugar light karo and water into a 2 quart glass or Corning ware bowl stir and cook in microwave uncovered for 7 minutes until sugar is melted
3
Take out of microwave and stir in 2 cups of planters dry roasted salted peanuts
4
Cook uncovered for 9 minutes stiring twice during this cooking period
5
Take out of microwave and stir in 2 tsp butter
6
Cook uncovered in microwave for 11 minutes stiring 3 times during this cooking period until candy reaches hard crack stage
7
Tip: Test this by dropping a couple of drops of candy into a cup of cold water
8
Take out and mix in 1tsp vanilla and 2 tsp baking soda
9
Mix fast as it will foam up after baking soda is added
10
Pour into two large cooking sheets that are lightly buttered
11
Spread as thin as possible
12
Let cool until your able to handle it stretch it out and flip over on the cooking sheets
13
Cool completely and break into pieces
14
Store in air tight containers or in zip lock bags

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #peanut brittle