Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

My mother's recipe. Doubling or tripling the recipe will ensure you have lots to share!


  1. Sauce pan: on low heat cook water, sugar and syrup until spins threads when spoon is lifted.
  2. Add peanuts, cook until brown, add baking soda.
  3. Pour into greased cookie sheet let harden at room temperature.


Most Helpful

This is absolutely the best brittle recipe I have ever used--I did stuff a bit different as I was doubling and needed a bit without nuts for someone so I put my mixture of peanuts and toasted almonds on pan and poured brittle mixture over them- WOW--this brittle was so nice!! It will be hard to stay away from it so I have enough for my Christmas food gift boxes!!Thanks very much!!

Pattiann Santamore December 17, 2003

This recipe was great. I saw it and took it to work for a food day, everyone loved it. I also saved some at home all of my daughters friends loved it. THANKS A BUNCH!!

NOT2PCKY October 30, 2005

Absolutely deliscious. I had to stirred in a little butter and it tasted exactly like the expensive stuff you can order. Unfortunatly I can't stop eating it.

mrchefmag October 19, 2005

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