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Popcorn Peanut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dark corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsalted popped corn 1 Quart
  Shelled peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), skinned
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2) In a heavy saucepan, mix the sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt. Then stir over a low heat to dissolve the sugar.
3) Cook over a medium heat until a little syrup dropped in icy water separates into hard and brittle threads.
4) Turn off the heat and immediately stir in the butter and vanilla till the butter melts.
5) In a well-greased shallow pan, spread the popped corn and nuts, then place in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
6) Pour the syrup over the popcorn-nut mixture, then mix and spread the mixture thinly over a flat surface.
7) Allow to cool and break into pieces.

SERVING
8) Serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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