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Recipe : Entry # 7375
Opal Frost
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Recipe Title
Peanut Brittle
Recipe Theme
October: Homemade candy
North Alabama EC
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup water
3/4 cup white syrup
pinch salt
2 cups raw peanuts (I buy at local co-op)
1/2 stick margarine
4 teaspoons baking soda
Cook first four ingredients till it spins a thread. (take spoon and have a small amount and hold it up)
Add peanuts
Cook and stir often until golden brown
Add margarine and stir
Add baking soda
This will be foamy.
Stir well and pour on a large piece of sprayed or buttered tin foil
Let cook and break into pieces
Tell us about your recipe
I have been making this recipe for forty plus years. I make it in my electric skillet. It is so light and crunchy. I made it for thirty years for a friend at Christmas. He passed away two years ago. It was a very strange feeling the first Christmas that he was gone.
Hope many enjoy!!!