Peanut Brittle

Recipe by Leta8076
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READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 2 lb
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter 2 baking sheets.
  • Keep warm.
  • Combine soda, 1 tsp water and vanilla.
  • Set aside.
  • Combine sugar, 1 cup water and the corn syrup in a large saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, to 240 degrees F on candy thermometer.
  • (soft ball stage) Stir in butter and peanuts.
  • Cook, stirring constantly to 300 degrees F.
  • (hard crack stage) Watch carefully so mixture does not burn.
  • Immediately remove from heat.
  • Stir in soda mixture completely.
  • (Mixture will foam up) Pour half the candy mixture onto each warm baking sheet and quickly spread as thin as possible with the back of a wooden spoon.
  • Cool.
  • Break candy into serving pieces.
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