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peanut brittle

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Recipe by
alan shulver
Honolulu, HI

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

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)

Ingredients For peanut brittle

  • 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

  • 1
    Combine sugar syrup and water in a large heavy skillet.
  • 2
    Cook slowly over medium heat,stirring constantly until sugar disolved.
  • 3
    Continue 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.
  • 4
    Watch mixture carefully to avoid burning.remove from heat.add peanits, butter and soda. Stirring to blend.
  • 5
    Pour onto 2 large butterd baking sheets,while still warm ,pour out to desired thickness. When cold crack into pieces.

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