Caution: This recipe contains peanuts
which can be highly allergic to certain individuals!
What You Need: 2 cups sugar, 1 cup light corn syrup, 1/2 cup
water, 2-1/2 cups peanuts, 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, 1
teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons baking soda,
What You Do: Combine sugar, syrup, and water in a saucepan;
cook over low heat until mixture comes to a boil. Add peanuts, and
cook until candy thermometer registers 290 degrees. Remove from heat;
add butter, salt, vanilla, and soda. Mix well. Spread thinly onto two
buttered cookie sheets. Place in freezer for quick cooling. Break into
pieces. Makes two pounds of brittle.
Optional: Shape heavy-duty tinfoil into molds to create
miniature breastplates. Spray the inside of the molds with nonstick
cooking spray. Place the molds onto a cookie sheet then pour the
brittle into the molds. (No more than 3/8" deep) Place in freezer
for quick cooling.
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