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Crispy Peanut Brittle

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=286429

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 c. white syrup
  2. 1 c. sugar
  3. 2 c. raw shelled peanuts
  4. 2 Tbsp. water
  5. 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 2 tsp. soda

Directions

  1. Cook all except soda in heavy saucepan over medium-high heat until hard crack stage (295° to 300°) or until peanuts pop open and syrup begins to brown.
  2. Remove from heat and add soda.
  3. Stir quickly and pour in hot buttered pan.
  4. Break pieces off outer edge as candy cools.