Peanut Brittle No. 2

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ to 1 cup shelled peanuts

Method

Shell peanuts and remove the skins. Break in pieces or chop them, or take thick, unglazed brown wrapping paper, spread the peanuts over half of it, cover with the other half, and roll until well crushed with rolling pan. Line a greased pan with the peanuts. Put sugar in saucepan, and heat till it becomes a thin, light brown syrup, stirring constantly. Pour over peanuts and mark in squares. When cool, break in pieces. Any kind of nut meats may be used.