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peanut brittle

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total: 25 minutes

Servings: 24

Cost: $1.62 /serving


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Step 1

Line a 10x15 inch baking pan (or larger) with parchment paper and set aside.

Step 2

Place sugar, syrup, and water in a 2 quart with candy thermometer attached and bring to a boil over medium heat. Slowly stir in the butter a little at a time. Let the mixture boil, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

When mixture reaches 250 degrees* (when you drop a little of it into cold water it forms pliable strands), add the peanuts. Stir constantly for 5-7 more minutes until mixture reaches 300 degrees*. Remove from heat.

Step 4

Add the vanilla and baking soda and stir until evenly combined. Pour onto parchment lined baking sheet and quickly spread evenly.

Step 5

Let cool and set.

Step 6

Hold the brittle up at and angle and then give it a good wack with a mallet or back of a spoon. Break it up into various size pieces.

Step 7

Store in an airtight container for up to a month.

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