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Quick and Easy Peanut Brittle

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars
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"This is my favorite brittle recipe. I hope you enjoy."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 92
Original recipe yields 20 servings

Directions

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  1. Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir sugar and salt with melted butter to dissolve completely. Remove saucepan from heat, add peanuts, and stir to coat completely; immediately pour onto prepared pan and spread into an even layer.
  3. Refrigerate until brittle, at least 30 minutes. Separate from parchment and break into pieces.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 92 calories; 4.8 11.6 1.7 3 126 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This definitely lives up to it's name with great flavor. I used Spanish peanuts. The sugar butter combination melted at around 10 - 12 minutes and the parchment paper made for an easy cleanup. I...

Most helpful critical review

The taste isn’t the same as the slow method.

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This definitely lives up to it's name with great flavor. I used Spanish peanuts. The sugar butter combination melted at around 10 - 12 minutes and the parchment paper made for an easy cleanup. I...

I had no idea that sugar did that if you got it hot enough! For the few minutes before it started melting, I was worried that I'd read the ingredients wrong and was about to end up with a bunch...

I changed the recipe slightly. I doubled it, but used 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup brown sugar, I also substituted pecans for peanuts. The directions didn't say how long our what temp to coo...

I loved it! I do not have corn syrup so it was perfect! I did not need to refrigerate it to make it brittle, it became brittle itself, I made it five times!

I reckon it was great ya gota be quick when it's time to put the nuts in and spread out. You could vary with chocolate chips spread on top when it is laid out, chilly or vanilla extract. Thankyo...

This recipe turned out exactly as I had hoped. I did not add the salt since I used salted peanuts. And I would recommend that you warm the peanuts before adding them to the melted sugar or the s...

I substituted the white sugar for brown and it was delicious. Just a pity my friends like it so much.

Try two other recipe with syrup and baking Soda. Both failures. Thus I was very happy to find this recipe. Didn't change a thing. Super easy, excellent.

I didn’t know it was this easy to make perfect peanut brittle. It truly was simple and quick. It turned out perfectly. I must say at end move quickly to get it spread in a pan because it hardens...