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Peanut Brittle with Bacon

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Ingredients
  Peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon (to coat the pan)
  Bacon slices 4
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Line a baking sheet with buttered parchment paper.
2. Fry the bacon until crispy and crumble it into small pieces.
3. Chop the peanuts and mix with bacon, set aside.

MAKING
4. To make the brittle, brush a 2 quart heavy bottomed sauce pan with oil.
5. Add the water and sugar and heat over a high heat stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
6. When mixture starts to boil cover the pan and cook for three minutes.
7. Remove the lid, lower the heat to medium and let it simmer for 20 minutes, until the sugar turns a light amber color.
8. Stir in the bacon peanut mixture.
9. Pour the mixture onto the prepared pan. Press the brittle into a thin even layer, using the buttered spatula.

SERVING
10. Break the peanut brittle with bacon into desired size and serve.

TIPS
Be very careful not to splash the boiling sugar mixture onto yourself during the preparation as it will cause serious burns.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 424 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g10.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.1 mg0.4%

Sodium 25.8 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 67.6 g

Protein 7 g13.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 2.3% Iron 6.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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