Ingredients

How to make it

  • Heavily butter a 10 x 15 inch baking sheet. Set aside.
  • Combine corn syrup, water and sugar in a large (3 quarts or more) heavy saucepan.
  • Place over medium high heat and stir with a wooden spoon until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Cook the mixture. Occasionally wash down the sides of the pan with a pastry brush dipped in water.
  • Cook until mixture reaches the soft ball stage (242 degrees).
  • Add peanuts.
  • Stir constantly until mixture reaches the hard crack stage, about 305 degrees. Remove from heat and stir in butter, salt and vanilla.
  • Finally stir in the baking soda. Mix quickly, but thoroughly. (The more baking soda you put into the brittle at this point, the easier it will be to bite into. I always put 2 teaspoons in and sometimes even a little more.)
  • Pour brittle onto baking sheet.
  • Stretch the brittle as it cools trying to get it about 1/8” thick.
  • Let cool completely.
  • Break into pieces.
  • Store in airtight containers.
  • NOTES: 1. You can substitute other oil-roasted nuts like cashews or macadamias. 2. DO NOT USE DRY-ROASTED NUTS. You need nuts with oil because they'll burn very easily otherwise. 3.BE CAREFUL when stretching the brittle. It is very hot.
  • THIS IS NOT A RECIPE FOR YOU TO MAKE WITH YOUR CHILDREN IN THE ROOM!!!

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  • sailrich 2 years ago
    Peanut Britle. Yours is the best. everyone who has tried it says it is the very best. Thank you!!
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    " It was excellent "
    melwalker ate it and said...
    Bloody Awesome recipe. If your from Australia " Light Corn Syrup " is " Glucose Syrup " here.
    Thanks for sharing you're recipe!!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    liezel ate it and said...
    Wonderful recipe. One of my favorites as well.
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    " It was excellent "
    nadeemnirvana ate it and said...
    great peanuty sweet, thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    I looked for such one long time ago Zena...Thanks for sharing with us.
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    great recipe thanks
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