- Line two large baking sheets with foil. Butter foil; set aside. Butter sides of a heavy 3-quart saucepan. In pan combine sugar, corn syrup, water, and butter. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture boils. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan. Reduce heat to medium-low; continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate, stirring occasionally, until the thermometer registers 275 degrees F, soft-crack stage (about 30 minutes). Stir in nuts; continue cooking over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until thermometer registers 295 degrees F, hard crack stage (15 to 20 minutes more).
- Remove pan from heat; remove thermometer. Quickly sprinkle baking soda over mixture, stirring constantly. Immediately pour onto prepared baking sheets. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store tightly covered up to 1 month. Makes 2-1/4 pounds (72 servings).
Nutrition Facts (Peanut Brittle)
- Per serving:
- 69 kcal cal.,
- 3 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 2 mg chol.,
- 37 mg sodium,
- 10 g carb.,
- 1 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
S 1349 Days Ago
loved it, already made twice getting ready to make more today.