Parris peanut brittle

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Sugar
1 cup Light corn syrup
½ cup Water
½ teaspoon Salt
3 cups Peanuts; raw, shelled, skins off if possible
2 tablespoons Butter
2 teaspoons Baking soda

In a large, heavy saucepan heat the water, syrup, sugar and salt to boiling. Add peanuts, reduce heat to medium, and, stirring constantly, cook to hard-crack stage (293-300 F). Add butter, remove from heat and add baking soda. At this point the mixture will foam up considerably, so be careful. Stirring rapidly, pour onto a non-stick baking sheet (or a marble slab), spreading to ¼ inch thickness. When cool, break in to pieces; store in an air-tight container. Entered 14 DEC 94 NOTES : This is very similar to the peanut brittle made by Billie Bob Murphey's mother, Money Jones.

Recipe by: Ross Parris

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by Lou Parris <lbparris@...> on Dec 09, 1997

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