Tempting Peanut Brittle
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Salted peanuts||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Combine sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup water in 3-quart heavy saucepan; mix well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
Cook, stirring frequently, until candy thermometer registers 285 degrees.
Remove from heat; stir in pea- nuts and butter.
Cook, stirring constantly, to 295 degrees.
Remove from heat.
Add vanilla and soda; stir quickly to blend.
Mixture will foam.
Pour onto greased marble slab or 2 large greased baking sheets; spread out thin.
Cool for 5 minutes or just enough to handle.
Turn candy over; pull to stretch as thin as possible.
Cool thoroughly; break into pieces.
Yield: About 2 pounds.