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Peanut Brittle


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup white Karo syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 (8 ounce) package raw peanuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda, sifted


  1. Have ready a buttered cookie sheet.
  2. Cook sugar, water and syrup until mixture threads (approximately 10 to 12 minutes).
  3. Add salt and raw peanuts and stir constantly. Cook until peanuts are toasty brown (approximately 10 minutes).
  4. Remove from heat and add baking soda. Stir quickly and thoroughly.
  5. Pour at once onto prepared cookie sheet. Let mixture spread itself.
  6. Cool and break into pieces.

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