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This is a wonderful peanut brittle that is easy to make and wows everyone! Have all the ingredients for this recipe measured out and ready. This recipe requires that you react quickly. You do not have time to measure ingredients in between steps.

Recipe Summary

cook:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
55 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 pound
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Grease a large cookie sheet. Set aside.

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  • In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, over medium heat, bring to a boil sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in peanuts. Set candy thermometer in place, and continue cooking. Stir frequently until temperature reaches 300 degrees F (150 degrees C), or until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into hard and brittle threads.

  • Remove from heat; immediately stir in butter and baking soda; pour at once onto cookie sheet. With 2 forks, lift and pull peanut mixture into rectangle about 14x12 inches; cool. Snap candy into pieces.

Nutrition Facts

144 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 22.3g; fat 6g; cholesterol 3.8mg; sodium 132.2mg. Full Nutrition
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