So so simple peanut brittle

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is the most delious recipe I ever had!!! The best thing about it is thats its only 3 ingredients! Kids will love it!!!! I got the recipe from an African cook book.


  1. Crush peanuts and fine as you like on wax paper with a roling pin.
  2. Set peanuts aside.
  3. Heat sugar in water until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Immediately pour mixture over crushed peanuts.
  5. Let cool and break into pieces.


Most Helpful

I made this at 5:30 pm today. Now, nearly 8 hours later, the peanut mixture is still not hardened. It tastes sweet and nice, no doubt, but it did not harden. However, I had also made another batch but in a slightly different way that turned out amazingly good. I used 1 1/2 cups peanuts, 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tsps. margarine(You can also use butter instead of margarine). I combined all these in a heavy skillet and cooked over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar was melted and golden in colour, and, the nuts were toasted. It took about 7-8 minutes. Then, I spread the peanuts on an aluminium foil, allowed it to cool and after sometime, I separated them. It was over in no time. Do try it this way, you'll love them.

Charishma_Ramchandani September 27, 2002

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