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The perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ Buttery Peanut Brittle ~

2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
1 cup butter, cut into pieces
2 cups raw Spanish peanuts
1 t baking soda

Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 3-quart heavy
saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally,
until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a full
boil; 8 - 12 minutes. Add butter; continue cooking,
stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches
280F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water
forms a hard but pliable strand (30 to 40 minutes).
Stir in peanuts; continue cooking, stirring constantly,
until candy thermometer reaches 305F or small amount
of mixture dropped into ice water forms a hard brittle
strand (15 to 17 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in
baking soda. Immediately pour mixture onto two buttered
baking sheets; spread evenly to about 1/4-inch thick.
Cool completely. Break into pieces. Store in
airtight container.
Makes 2 1/4 lbs


Give as a gift in a shaker box embellished with
Christmas graphics and ribbon. Great as a gift
alone or as an addition to any gift basket.

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