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Peanut Brittle

Course Snack
Author Settlement

Ingredients

  • 2 cup sugar
  • ½-1 cup shelled, skinned peanuts coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat sugar in heavy skillet until it becomes a thin light brown syrup, stirring constantly

  2. Pour over peanuts

  3. Spread on a buttered pan in a single layer

  4. Mark into squares while still warm

  5. When cool, break into pieces

Recipe Notes

Brazil nuts, pecans, or walnuts may be used