Norma's Peanut Brittle

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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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 50 pieces

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Norma's Peanut Brittle

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.

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About Norma's Peanut Brittle

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




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