Traditional Peanut Brittle

Traditional Peanut Brittle
Photo by Alan Richardson


  • 1-½ cups raw peanuts (Spanish or blanched)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup water
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ cup light corn syrup
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • Unflavored vegetable oil for greasing the slab
    • ½ tsp. salt

Generously oil an 18-inch-square marble slab (or an inverted baking sheet) and a thin metal spatula. Sift the baking soda and salt onto a small sheet of waxed paper. Measure the vanilla extract into a small container. Set all of these near your work area, along with a pair of rubber gloves. In a...

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