Caramel Peanut Brittle


Buttery and sweet, crisp and crunchy--peanut brittle is an irresistible snack, and simple to make at home.

6 servings


  • 45 pieces Werther’s Original Hard Candies, unwrapped

  • 10 pieces Werther’s Original Chewy Caramels, unwrapped

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Place candies, caramels, butter and water in a heavy bottomed, medium sized saucepan. Over low heat, heat mixture until caramels and candies are completely melted, stirring very often. Add the peanuts and cook 2 minutes more. Stir in the baking soda and vanilla. Immediately spread out thinly onto a cookie sheet to cool. Break into pieces.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

659 Calories
23g Fat
111g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 659
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 898mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 111g 40%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 84g
Protein 6g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 162mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.