Friday, April 29, 2011

Saturday, April 29, 1933

Aunt Kate and Helen came over today. We made peanut brittle.

Peanut Brittle

Place in heavy skillet 1 cup sugar, 1 cup white corn syrup, and 2 cups raw peanuts.

Let cook over medium heat until peanuts begin to pop. The syrup will by then be a golden brown color.

Remove from fire and stir in quickly 1 teaspoon baking soda. Pour onto buttered cookie sheet. When candy is nearly cold, turn it over, stretching to desired thinness. Break in pieces when cold.

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