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Peanut Brittle


Making your own homemade peanut brittle at home is so easy, and makes it so sweet and delicious. Perfect for holiday gifts, or just because, any time of the year.

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  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups peanuts
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Servings 1
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 75mins


Step 1

Bring water to a boil, add sugar and syrup. Cook to 260°F stirring constantly. Add butter and peanuts. Keep stirring and cook to 305°F. Remove from heat. Add baking soda and vanilla. Stir in thoroughly. Pour onto buttered cookie sheets. As it cools, stretch until very thin. Let cool until hard, then break into pieces.

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