Snack Like a Southerner: Peanut Brittle


This delicious treat is simple and sweet. Perfect for company or an after dinner dessert!



2 cups raw peanuts

2 cups white Karo syrup

2 cups sugar

1tbsp soda

2tsp salt

2tsp margarine


Grease a cookie sheet with the margarine. Combine peanuts, syrup, sugar and salt in a heavy saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook until golden brown and the peanuts pop (you can double check with a candy thermometer which will read 285°) Stir in soda and mix quickly. Pour mixture onto cookie sheet. Let cool for an hour or so. Break into pieces and enjoy!
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