Buttery Peanut Brittle Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Light corn syrup1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Peanuts2 Cup (32 tbs) (Skins Removed)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5781 Calories from Fat 2813

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 327 g503%

Saturated Fat 135.5 g677.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg

Sodium 1656.8 mg69%

Total Carbohydrates 709 g236.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99.3%

Sugars 502.7 g

Protein 77 g154.5%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 37.1% Iron 74.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat and stir sugar, syrup, and 1/2 cup water in large, heavy skillet till sugar dissolves. (Electric skillet 250°.)
When syrup boils, blend in butter.
Stir often after 230° on candy thermometer; add nuts at 280°.
Stir constantly to hard-crack stage (305°).
Remove from heat.
Quickly stir in soda, mixing well.
Pour onto heavy foil.
Stretch thin by lifting and pulling from edges with forks.
Loosen from foil as soon as possible.
Break up.