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Peanut Brittle

Source: Dr. Patsy Hallman, SFASU Teacher
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword brittle, brown sugar, peanuts


  • 10 inch cast iron skillet


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup white syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • Cut a piece of foil or parchment; butter and place on cookie sheet or heavy surface of counter top. Place all ingredients except soda in a heavy cast iron skillet. Cook on medium heat until syrup and peanuts become light brown. Take off heat and add baking soda. Stir well and pour out on buttered surface. When cool enough, pull, stretch and snip with scissors into pieces. Store in air right container.