Sweet Peanut Brittle Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Dark corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Salted peanuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking soda1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2005 Calories from Fat 893

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g162.4%

Saturated Fat 28 g140%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg

Sodium 1060 mg44.2%

Total Carbohydrates 269 g89.8%

Dietary Fiber 13 g51.8%

Sugars 146.1 g

Protein 24 g48.8%

Vitamin A 15.1% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 36.5% Iron 51.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook first 4 ingredients until blended.
Stir in peanuts and boil until a small amount of mixture separates in hard threads when dropped into cold water (280°F on a candy thermometer).
Stir in soda and pour into buttered shallow pan.
When firm, break into pieces.