Classic and easy homemade peanut brittle recipe
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Classic Peanut Brittle

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We know this recipe doesn't actually use peanut butter in it, but come on, its a holiday classic! We love all things peanuts and wanted to provide our HomePlate fans with this recipe that never fails. Whip this up for dessert at your holiday party, or share a batch as a gift for friends and family (accompanied by a jar of HomePlate, of course!)
classic and easy peanut brittle



    • 2 cups sugar
    • ½ cup light corn syrup
    • ½ cup water
    • 6 tbsp butter, cubed
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 ½ cups roasted salted peanuts


    • Line a baking sheet (must be rimmed) with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
    • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to a boil and, using a candy thermometer, watch the temperature.
    • Continue to boil for about 15 minutes until it’s a golden brown color and reaches 340°F.
    • Quickly remove the pan from heat and, using a whisk, stir in the cubed butter and the baking soda. Watch out! The baking soda will foam and bubble up.
    • Next, stir in the peanuts and pour onto the prepared baking sheet.
    • Using a spatula, smooth into a thin and even layer, covering the whole pan.
    • Let it sit out at room temperature overnight to cool and harden.
    • Break into pieces and enjoy!