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Peanut Brittle

1 1/2

cups

lightly salted, roasted peanuts

1/2

teaspoon

cinnamon

1/2

teaspoon

cayenne pepper

3

cups

sugar

1 1/2

cups

water

Vegetable, oil

Softened, butter for spatula

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In a small bowl combine peanuts, cinnamon, and cayenne. Set aside.

2

Brush the inside of a medium sized heavy saucepan with vegetable oil.

3

Add the sugar and water to the saucepan, cook over high heat, stirring

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occasionally with a wooden spoon, until it comes to a boil. Stop

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stirring, cover and cook for 3 minutes. Uncover, reduce heat to medium,

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and cook until the sugar is a light amber color. Stir in peanuts. This

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will greatly reduce the temperature of the sugar so work quickly. Once

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evenly mixed, pour mixture onto a sheet pan lined with a silicone baking

9

mat or buttered parchment paper. Using a buttered spatula, spread thin.

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You will have to work quickly when pouring out and spreading the mixture

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in the pan. If necessary, in order to achieve single layer of peanuts,

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top with second sheet pan whose underside has been buttered. Cool

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completely and then break into pieces.

Servings: 1

Yield:

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Entire recipe (34.3 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 2 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

2451.83

Calories From Fat (5%)

125.2

% Daily Value

Total Fat 14.17g

22%

Saturated Fat 1.06g

5%

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 17.07mg

<1%

Potassium 39.28mg

1%

Total Carbohydrates 601.44g

200%

Fiber 0.94g

4%

Sugar 598.92g

 

Protein 0.16g

<1%