Special Diet Notes: Peanut Brittle
By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, vegan, and plant-based.
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup light corn syrup
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ cup water
- 1 cup peanuts
- 2 tablespoons dairy free margarine or butter alternative (such as Earth Balance), softened
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Grease a large cookie sheet. Set aside.
- In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, over medium heat, bring the sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in peanuts. Set candy thermometer in place, and continue cooking. Stir frequently until temperature reaches 300º F (150º C), or until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into hard and brittle threads.
- Remove from heat; immediately stir in butter or margarine and baking soda; pour at once onto cookie sheet. With 2 forks, lift and pull peanut mixture into rectangle about 14x12 inches; cool.
- Snap candy into pieces.