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Best Ever Nut Brittle

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  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Roasted salted peanuts 12 Ounce
  Fleur de sel/Crushed maldon sea salt To Taste

In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, water, butter and corn syrup and bring to a boil.
Cook over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until the caramel is light brown and registers 300° on a candy thermometer, 10 minutes.
Remove from the heat and carefully stir in the baking soda.
The mixture will bubble.
Stir in the nuts, then immediately scrape the brittle onto a large rimmed nonstick bakingsheet.
Using the back of a large spoon (oil it lightly if it sticks), spread the brittle into a thin, even layer.
Sprinkle with salt.
Let cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Break the brittle into large shards and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4775 Calories from Fat 2408

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 283 g435.5%

Saturated Fat 87.5 g437.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 2522.2 mg105.1%

Total Carbohydrates 560 g186.7%

Dietary Fiber 30.6 g122.5%

Sugars 444.7 g

Protein 58 g116%

Vitamin A 56.4% Vitamin C 2.8%

Calcium 41.3% Iron 61%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Best Ever Nut Brittle Recipe