Peanut Brittle - this is the best, easiest recipe for peanut brittle. Delicious! I have now made several batches and have had success every time. I like to add 30 seconds to 1 minute to the 2nd stage of cooking to caramelize the sugar even more. But watch out, the line between dark brown and burnt is a matter of seconds. Microwaves vary greatly. I've made it with mixed nuts (watch cashews carefully as they tend to burn easily) too.
Here is a recipe for the easiest candy to make: brittle The only thing even remotely tricky about it is getting the sugar to the tint of brown you want -- not too light, and definitely not too dark, which can happen in a flash You can use any nut you want with this, but do add some salt if you use unsalted nuts.
I don’t like hard candy and hate candy that sticks to my teeth so, despite my fondness for peanuts, I would never touch peanut brittle. All that changed when I found this totally delicious and addictive recipe for soft peanut brittle. It has the texture of the center of a Butterfinger candy bar…shards of intense peanut [Read More]