Peanut Brittle

by on October 24, 2012
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2 CU sugar
1 CU light corn syrup
1 CU water
2 CU raw Spanish peanuts
1/2 tsp salt
2 TBL butter
2 tsp baking soda

Shallow non-stick Baking Pan


  1. Prepare baking pan with spray shortening.
  2. Heat and stir sugar, syrup and water in a heavy 3-quart saucepan until the sugar dissolves, then add the salt.
  3. Cook over medium heat to soft ball stage (234 degrees)
  4. Add peanuts at 250 degrees.
  5. Cook to hard crack stage (290 degrees), stirring often
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Quickly, stir in butter and baking soda.
  8. Beat to a froth for a few seconds.
  9. Pour quickly onto 2 well-buttered 15-1/2×10-1/2×1-inch pans, spreading with spatula. It may kind of spread itself if you are quick enough.
  10. When cooled, break apart and eat!


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