Peanut Brittle

Course: Dessert


  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ΒΌ tsp salt
  • 1 cup raw peanuts (or as many as you'd like)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda heaping


  • In a large skillet mix the sugar, syrup, salt and butter together. Cook at a medium-high heat, stirring regularly. Heat until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in peanuts. Heat to 290 degrees F on a candy thermometer.
  • Remove from heat and stir in baking soda.
  • Pour mixture onto greased cookie sheet as one big piece and broken into smaller pieces once cooled. Note: Do not tip the cookie sheets to thin the brittle - it is best thick.