Published Dec 06, 2009 in Candies

This recipe for peanut brittle was written on a white lined index card and has yellowed a bit with age, date unknown. Recipe is typed out below along with a scanned copy (front side only).

Handwritten Peanut Brittle Recipe Card

Candy Peanut Brittle

2 1/2 c sugar
1/2 c white corn syrup
1/3 c water
1 lb. raw peanuts (spanish–no salt)

Cook sugar, syrup, & water to 260° (hard ball)

Add raw peanuts – lower flame

Stir occasionally until 286°

Set off fire


1 t soda dissolved in
3 t vanilla

Stir & pour on well greased slab

As cools stretch, cut, & turn over

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