Peanut Brittle


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup water
2 cups raw peanuts
1 tablespoon baking soda


Line a 10x12-inch cookie sheet with heavy-duty aluminum foil. In a heavy pot, mix together the sugar, corn syrup, and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Add the peanuts. Cook, stirring often, until the peanuts smell parched, about 15 minutes. Add the baking soda and stir quickly. The mixture will foam, then turn a golden color. Quickly pour on the foil-lined cookie sheet. When cool, break into pieces.

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10x12-inch sheet


Linda Collier, Perry, Georgia Georgia National Fair, Perry,



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I wonder if this recipe can

I wonder if this recipe can be made with raw almonds.

Yes, though the brittle will

Yes, though the brittle will not be as 'crunchy'. I don't notice that aspect but my wife and many that have tried my almond and pecan brittle crunch have made that observation.