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Peanut Brittle

Peanut Brittle

1 stick butter (or margarine), unsalted
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup corn syrup
1/2 + 1/8 cup water
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
3/4 lb. peanuts

- Cook first 4 ingredients until mixture reaches 300 degrees F. on candy thermometer.
- Quickly add baking soda and kosher salt. Mix thoroughly, then quickly add peanuts. Spread mixture onto a butter greased jellyroll pan and spread trying to fill most of pan.
- When the mixture cools, crack into bite-size pieces.


Peanut Brittle
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2018-07-06   Looks great!

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2019-02-10   I love peanut brittle! Thanks for sharing!

A tad, a dash, a pinch...
Measuring spoons

When you want to reduce a recipe, a set of these measuring spoons are good to have on hand.
  • Tad = 1/4 teaspoon
  • Dash = 1/8 teaspoon
  • Pinch = 1/16 teaspoon
  • Smidgeon = 1/32 teaspoon
  • Drop = 1/64 teaspoon