buttery peanut brittle

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.5
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 231.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Great for a treat during the holidays. A must in our household Great for a treat during the holidays. A must in our household
Number of Servings: 36


    2 cups sugar
    1 cup light corn syrup (Kayro)
    1/2 cup water
    1 cup butter or margarine
    2 cups peanuts, chopped
    1tsp baking soda


Heat & stir sugar, syrup and water in a 3 quart saucepan until sugar dissolves. When syrup bioles, blend in butter. Continue cooking; stir often after mixture reaches 230 degrees on a candy thermometer. Add nuts when mixture reaches 280 degrees. Cook and stir until it reaches hard- crack stage (300 degrees). Remove from heat. Quickly stir in soda. Pour into 2 buttered cookie sheets. (I cover mine with foil before buttering). Stretch thin by lifting and pulling with forks. Coll. Break into pieces. Makes 2 1/4 pounds. 1 serving = 1 oz.

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REDBUD2.

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