Norma's Peanut Brittle

Norma DeRemer

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@PApride

I have made this for years and family and friends love it and it is so easy to make. My daughter use to live on a farm and her landlord always got peanut brittle at the farmers market. My daughter told him about mine so I made him a batch. Well, needless to say he likes mine better. It's so yummy!


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Serves:

Makes 50 pieces

Ingredients

3 c
sugar
1 3/4 c
light corn syrup
1 c
water
3 c
raw peanuts
2 Tbsp
butter
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place sugar, corn syrup and water in a sauce pan and cook until you reach 240 degrees on a candy thermometer and add peanuts and stir gently.
2
Continue to cook until you reach 295 degrees,stirring constantly.
3
Remove from heat, add butter and stir until butter dissolves.
4
Add soda and salt, stirring vigorously. ( mixture will foam and change color )
5
Remove from heat and pour out on a buttered cookies sheet and spread as thinly as possible, working fast.( I use the back of two spoon to spread it out )
6
Let candy cool and break or cut into pieces.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy