Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Peanut Brittle

  • 1  cup  sugar
  • 1/2  cup  light corn syrup
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  cup  dry-roasted or shelled raw peanuts
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 2  teaspoons  vanilla

Butter a jelly roll pan (cookie sheet with side), set aside.  In a sauce pan, combine sugar, corn syrup, and water.  Heat on medium heat until reaches 285 degrees.  Remove from heat and add peanuts and butter.  Cook over medium heat again until mixture reaches 295 degrees.  Remove from heat and add vanilla and baking soda. Pour onto buttered jelly roll pans. Spread thin.  Cool until firm and break into pieces.

No comments:

Post a Comment