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Peanut Brittle

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Category: Candy

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Water
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 c Water
  • 1 c Light corn syrup
  • 3 tb Margarine or butter
  • 1 lb Shelled unroasted peanuts


Butter 2 cookie sheets (15 1/2 X 12); keep warm. Mix baking soda, 1 tsp
water and vanilla; reserve. Mix sugar, 1 cup water and corn syrup in 3 qt
saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, to 240F on candy
thermometer. Stir in margarine and peanuts. Stir constantly, to 300F.

Watch carefully so mixture doesn't burn. Remove from heat; stir in baking
soda mixture. Pour half of mixture on each cookie sheet and QUICKLY spread
about 1/4 in thick; cool. Break into pieces. About 6 doz. candies; 70
calories per candy.

mber 20, 199

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