Peanut Brittle Recipe

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PEANUT BRITTLE

Teresa *G*

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@BlueGinghamApron

This is real, old-fashioned peanut brittle. I've used this recipe for decades and it always turns out great. For the adventurous, add some Maldon salt or cayenne pepper as soon as it's spread in the pan. It makes a great Christmas gift.

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Serves:
Yield: About 2 lbs.
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
light corn syrup
2 1/2 c
shelled raw peanuts
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
water
1 tsp
real vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1In a 1 1/2 to 2 quart uncoated saucepan, combine sugar and syrup; cook over low heat until candy thermometer reaches 240 degrees F.
2Add peanuts and cook, stirring constantly, until candy thermometer reads 300 degrees F.
3Remove from heat and stir in soda, water and vanilla.
4Spread mixture onto a warm, buttered 15"x10"x1" jelly roll pan. Allow to cool, then break into pieces and store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #Christmas, #gift