Peanut Brittle

72
Servings
2h
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
2h 30m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 72 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (18 g)
  • Calories 59.4
  • Total Fat - 3.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 1.3 mg
  • Sodium - 30.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 4.8 g
  • Protein - 1.6 g
  • Calcium - 4.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Heat oven to 200ºF. Butter 2 cookie sheets, 15 1/2x12 inches, and keep warm in oven.

Step 2

Mix baking soda, 1 teaspoon water and the vanilla; reserve.

Step 3

Mix sugar, 1 cup water and the corn syrup in 3-quart saucepan.

Step 4

Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, to 240ºF on candy thermometer or until small amount of syrup dropped into very cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from water.

Step 5

Stir in butter and peanuts.

Step 6

Cook, stirring constantly, to 300ºF or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into hard, brittle threads.

Step 7

Immediately remove from heat. Quickly stir in baking soda mixture until light and foamy.

Step 8

Pour half the candy mixture onto each cookie sheet; quickly spread about 1/4 inch thick. Cool completely, at least 1 hour.

Step 9

Break into pieces.

Step 10

Store in covered container.

Tips & Variations


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Tags : Candy