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Peanut Brittle Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Grease a baking tray or cookie sheet. Set aside.
  • Heat a saucepan then put-in corn syrup, sugar, water, and salt. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • Add the peanuts then stir.
  • Using a candy thermometer, measure the temperature until it reaches 290 degrees Fahrenheit. It is a must that you use low heat to avoid the sugar and peanuts from being burnt.
  • Turn-off heat then put-in the butter and baking soda. Stir thoroughly
  • Pour the mixture on the greased baking tray then arrange. Allow the mixture to completely cool.
  • Remove the mixture from the tray and snap into desired sizes.
  • Place in a container and serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g