Peanut Brittle

Cathy Roland


Great Fall Candy

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2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
white corn syrup
1/4 c
3 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
salted peanuts


1Cook syrup, sugar, and water in a heavy pan over med. heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. Cook until mix reaches 285 degrees on a candy therm.

2Remove at once and stir in nuts and butter. Cook and stir again to 295 degrees and remove from heat and add vanilla and soda. Stir rapidly. Pour onto a well greased cookie sheet and cool. When cool crack into pieces.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies