Duwanna's Peanut Brittle...my Mom

Straws Kitchen


My Mom made her peanut brittle every year for family and friends.
I loved her brittle...I wish she was still with us to make it again.
Duwanna passed away on Sept. 1st 1989...she will always be missed.
I love you Mom!!!


★★★★★ 4 votes

Stove Top


  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    raw peanuts
  • 1/2 c
    white syrup (corn syrup)
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Duwanna's Peanut Brittle...my Mom


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients together in a 2qt. heavy-glass (corning) bowl on the stove.
    Stir, cook on high for 7 to 8 minutes, then add 1-Tablespoon of butter and 1-teaspoon of vanilla,
    while still stirring.
  2. Cook 2 more minutes on high (while still stirring), then remove and add 1-teaspoon of baking soda.
    Beat a minute, pour out onto cookie sheet (or marble serface), leave until cooled.
    When cooled break apart into different size pieces and ENJOY!!!

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About Duwanna's Peanut Brittle...my Mom

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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