Peanut Brittle Recipe: KinderArt ®
PEANUT BRITTLE RECIPE
Submitted by: Amanda Formaro [Amanda is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. www.amandascookin.com]
Learn how to make delicious peanut brittle.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 cup shelled raw peanuts
- 2 tbsp butter or margarine, softened
- 1 tsp baking soda
HINT: Have all the ingredients for this recipe measured out and ready. This
recipe requires that react quickly and you do not have time to be measuring
Grease large cookie sheet. In a heavy 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, heat
to boiling sugar, corn syrup, salt and water, stirring until sugar is
dissolved. Stir in peanuts. Set candy thermometer in place and continue
cooking, stirring frequently, until temperature reaches 300 degrees F or
until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into
hard and brittle threads.
Remove from heat; immediately stir in butter or margarine and baking soda;
pour at once onto cookie sheet.
With 2 forks, lift and pull peanut mixture into rectangle about 14" by 12";
cool. With hands, snap candy into small pieces.
Use these treats as gifts! Using
plastic wrap, place 2-3 treats in the center and gather the ends at
the top. Finish it by securing each bundle with a ribbon. Line a cookie
tin with tissue paper, flare out the edges for a decorative look. Then
carefully place the goodies into the cookie tins, fold the edges of the
tissue paper carefully over the top of the treats and secure with cookie tin
lid. Adorn the top with a colorful bow.
by: Time-Life Books
Scrumptious Recipes for Cooks Ages 9 to 13
Kid's Party Cookbook
by: Penny Warner
Recipes for all sorts of foods that kids like and can fix themselves or with minimal help from parents.
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