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Simple Peanut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄16 Teaspoon
  Peanuts 1⁄2 Pound (shelled)
Directions

Combine sugar, water and salt in saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to a boil, cover tightly, and boil 3 minutes; remove cover and continue cooking until syrup takes on a rich caramel color (320° F.).
Have peanuts spread out on a 12 1/2" x 19" buttered shallow enamel ware pan, a marble slab, or an enamel kitchen table top.
Pour caramel syrup over the peanuts and let cool thoroughly before breaking in pieces.
Makes about 1 1/2 pounds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Peanut

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2834 Calories from Fat 935

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g171.8%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 162.1 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 436 g145.5%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77.1%

Sugars 408.6 g

Protein 59 g117%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 21.3% Iron 57.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Simple Peanut Brittle Recipe