Vanilla-Flavored Peanut Brittle
|Soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Peanuts||1 Pound (shelled unroasted)|
Butter 2 baking sheets, each 15 1/2 x12 inches; keep warm.
Combine soda, 1 teaspoon water and the vanilla; set aside.
Combine sugar, 1 cup water and the corn syrup in large saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, to 240° on candy thermometer (or until small amount of syrup dropped into very cold water forms a soft ball which flattens when removed from water).
Stir in butter and peanuts.
Cook, stirring constantly, to 300° (or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into threads which are hard and brittle).
Watch carefully so mixture does not burn.
Immediately remove from heat; stir in soda mixture Ihoroughly.
Pour half the candy mixture onto each warm baking sheet and quickly spread evenly about 1/4 inch thick.
Cool; break candy into pieces.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5034 Calories from Fat 2196
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 261 g400.8%
Saturated Fat 54.1 g270.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%
Sodium 2350.6 mg97.9%
Total Carbohydrates 636 g211.9%
Dietary Fiber 38.6 g154.2%
Sugars 409.7 g
Protein 117 g234.8%
Vitamin A 22.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 47.6% Iron 115.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet