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Simple, Sweet Peanut Brittle

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  • Author: Jayme and Jessica Kauffman


Buttery, crunchy peanut candy perfect to enjoy during your New Year’s festivities and a little bit of sweetness to brighten a cold day. Adapted from All Recipes


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Bring sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water to a boil.
  2. Once boiling and sugar has dissolved add in the peanuts.
  3. Still frequently until the mixture reaches 300 degrees, about 10-13 minutes.
  4. Off the heat, add in the butter and baking soda. Stir until just combined.
  5. Pour immediately onto a greased or silicon lined mat baking sheet and spread evenly into a rectangle about 14×7 inches.
  6. Allow to set and cool. After about one hour break into pieces.
  • Category: Dessert, Candy
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