Best Peanut Brittle

Best Peanut Brittle
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 91.9
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,875.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.0 g

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Introduction

1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
1 cup peanuts
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
1 cup peanuts
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking soda

Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    1.Grease a large cookie sheet. Set aside.
    2.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.
    3.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.

Directions

1.Grease a large cookie sheet. Set aside.
2.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.
3.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.


Serving Size: 1 pound

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEF4LIFE.

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