#DPP2013 ~ Day 16

Christmas Peanut Brittle is all done....

Peanut Brittle

1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup water
1 cup peanuts
2 tbsp. butter softened
1 tsp. baking soda

1.  Line a  large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a heavy pot combine sugar, syrup, salt and water. Stir until all sugar is dissolved and bring to a boil. Stir in peanuts and place candy thermometer in pot (not touching the bottom of the pan). Stir frequently until it reaches 300 degrees F. (150 degrees C.)
3. Remove from heat and add butter and baking soda. Stir until butter is fully melted and soda is incorporated.  Pour onto cookie sheet.  If necessary use a spoon to space out peanuts.  Cool completely.  Break into pieces and store in a sealed container or bag for gift giving!!

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