Aunt Merle's Peanut Brittle Candy Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings15
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Light karo syrup1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Raw peanuts3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Teaspoon (For greasing)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 407 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.1%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 304.1 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 62.7 g

Protein 8 g15.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 2.7% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare a baking sheet greased with butter.

2. In a pan over medium heat, add sugar and light karo syrup. Turn the heat to medium high and pour the water. Stir constantly for 3-5 minutes until thick.
3. Continue stirring for a few minutes until the mixture spins a thread. Add raw peanuts and stir slowly for about 1 minute.
4. Remove the pan from heat and add baking soda. Stir quickly and often.
5. Spread it out on the buttered platter. Let it cool for 30 minutes.

6. Break the Peanut Brittle Candy into small pieces and serve.

Editors Review

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a batch of yummy Peanut Candy. Simply the best peanut brittle you have ever tasted! Made with the best ingredients, each batch lovingly hand stirred. It has delicious, sweet flavour and hard and crunchy texture that seems to literally melt in your mouth. A great treat to give as gifts for the holidays.