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Molasses-Peanut Brittle

Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Salted peanuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soda 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine sugar, syrup and 1/2 cup water in 3-quart saucepan.
Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Cook to hard-crack stage or to 290 degrees on candy thermometer.
Stir in molasses and butter; cook for 30 seconds.
Remove from heat; stir in pea- nuts and soda quickly.
Mix thoroughly; pour onto large greased cookie sheet immediately.
Cool; break into pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4759 Calories from Fat 1578

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g288.1%

Saturated Fat 40.5 g202.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 5525.8 mg230.2%

Total Carbohydrates 783 g260.9%

Dietary Fiber 25.9 g103.7%

Sugars 545.6 g

Protein 49 g97.1%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 79% Iron 98.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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