PEANUT BRITTLE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp. Water
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 C Sugar
  • 1 C Water
  • 1 C Light corn syrup
  • 3 Tbsp Butter or margarine
  • 1 Lb. Peanuts, shelled & unroasted

Directions

  • Butter two cookie sheets (15 1/2" x 12") and keep warm.
  • Mix baking soda with the 1 teaspoon of water and vanilla - set aside.
  • Mix sugar, 1 cup water and the corn syrup in a 3 quart saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally to 240 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  • Stir in butter and peanuts.
  • Cook, stirring constantly to 300 degrees on the candy thermometer (watch closely so mixture doesn't burn).
  • Immediately remove from heat; stir in baking soda mixture.
  • Pour half of the candy mixture onto each cookie sheet and spread about 1/4" thick.
  • Cool and break into pieces.

Notes

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