Old Virginia Nut Brittle

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by MrsNestleroad

Tastes just like you bought it from an old country store!

Top Review by Marsha D.

I must of done something wrong. This didn't harden for me. I fellowed the steps as stated. It did have a nice taste though, I will rate it a 4 for flavor, rest was just to runny and sticky when cooled. Sorry

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Stir in sugar until dissolved.
  3. Stir in corn syrup.
  4. Cook mixture to 250 degrees F on candy thermometer.
  5. Add salt and peanuts.
  6. Cook to 295 degrees F, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in butter, soda, and vanilla until well mixed.
  8. Our onto greased marble slab or stoneware platter and spread evenly.
  9. Let cool and harden.
  10. Break into pieces.

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