Peanut brittle

Peanut Brittle Recipe

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alan shulver


This is a family favorite and real easy to make. my 10 year old niece, Alesha helped me with this recipe.

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makes 2 lbs


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2 c
sugar, not brown sugar
1 c
light corn syrup
1 c
2 c
shelled unroasted peanuts
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
2 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Peanut brittle


  • 1Combine sugar syrup and water in a large heavy skillet.
  • 2Cook slowly over medium heat,stirring constantly until sugar disolved.
  • 3Continue cooking until mixture reaches the soft boil stage(240 degrees)or until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water seperates into threads which are hard and brittle.
  • 4Watch mixture carefully to avoid burning.remove from heat.add peanits, butter and soda. Stirring to blend.
  • 5Pour onto 2 large butterd baking sheets,while still warm ,pour out to desired thickness. When cold crack into pieces.

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About Peanut brittle

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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