Buttery Peanut Brittle
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Peanuts||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Skins Removed)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
Heat and stir sugar, syrup, and 1/2 cup water in large, heavy skillet till sugar dissolves. (Electric skillet 250°.)
When syrup boils, blend in butter.
Stir often after 230° on candy thermometer; add nuts at 280°.
Stir constantly to hard-crack stage (305°).
Remove from heat.
Quickly stir in soda, mixing well.
Pour onto heavy foil.
Stretch thin by lifting and pulling from edges with forks.
Loosen from foil as soon as possible.