Southern Peanut Brittle

Course : Candy
Serves: 1
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2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
4 cups raw shelled peanuts -- skins on
2 teaspoons baking soda

Preparation / Directions:

In a heavy saucepan or large cast iron skillet heat sugar, syrup, water and walt to a rolling boil. Add peanuts, reduce heat to medium and stir constantly. Cook until syrup spins a thread (293 degrees). Add butter, then baking soda. Beat rapidly and pour on a buttered surface to 1/4" thickness. When cool break into pieces.


Nutritional Information:

3601 Calories (kcal); 23g Total Fat; (5% calories from fat); trace Protein; 902g Carbohydrate; 62mg Cholesterol; 4618mg Sodium

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