Peanut Brittle

Recipe by Kannwilson
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 70 pieces




  • Butter 2 cookie sheets, 15 1/2 x 12 inches; keep warm.
  • Mix baking soda, 1 tsp water and the vanilla; set aside.
  • mix sugar, 1 cup water and the corn syrup in a 3 quart saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, to 240 degrees F on candy thermometer.
  • Stir in margarine and peanuts.
  • Cook, stirring constantly to 300 degrees F.
  • Watch carefully so it doesn't burn.
  • Remove from heat immediately; stir in baking soda mixture.
  • Pour half of the candy mixture on each cookie sheet and spread quickly until it is about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cool and break into pieces.