Easy Peanut Brittle

Easy Peanut Brittle

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: 8

Made with raw peanuts, Easy Peanut Brittle is a great homemade treat.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 cups raw peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon soda


  1. Combine sugar, syrup and 1/4 cup water in a saucepan. Cook to soft-ball stage, 240 degrees on candy thermometer. Add peanuts and cook until light brown.
  2. Add vanilla and butter, stirring to blend. Add soda and stir briskly until thoroughly dissolved.
  3. Pour onto a foil-lined baking sheet. Cool and break into pieces.

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