Mom's Peanut Brittle
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- 1 c
- white karo syrup
- 1/2 c
- 1/4 c
- 1 c
- raw peanuts, shelled
- 1 1/2 tsp
- baking soda
- butter, room temperature
1GENEROUSLY coat a large platter or cookie sheet with butter. Set aside.
2Mix Karo syrup, sugar, water, and peanuts together in a heavy black cast iron skillet.
3On medium high temperature,cook and brown until the peanuts begin to pop, stirring constantly. Syrup will have become a golden caramel color.
4BE PREPARED! Take off the stove and add the 1 ½ teaspoon of baking soda.
5Moving VERY QUICKLY, beat the soda into the candy mixture and spread mixture out onto the buttered dish.
6Once cool enough to handle, gently turn the brittle over to finish cooling. When finished cooling,break into pieces and store in an AIR TIGHT container.