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peanut brittle candy

Peanut Brittle Recipe

Easy and delicious homemade peanut brittle is all yours! This classic stovetop candy is made with simple ingredients including peanuts. Try this recipe during the holiday for a great family experience!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 1 min
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 25
Calories 101 kcal


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • cup water
  • cups salted roasted peanuts
  • tbsps salted butter
  • tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  • In a saucepan over medium-heat, stir sugar and water. Add corn syrup and stir. Stir occasionally until boil.
  • Cook until the liquid is 250°F, use a candy thermometer to read the temperature.
  • Add the peanuts and stir the mixture thoroughly until the candy thermometer reaches 300°F
  • Remove the mixture from heat, stir in butter, vanilla extract, and baking soda. This is when you will see the mixture foam.
  • Pour the hot mixture onto the pan and spread it into an even layer. Using a rubber scraper or knife.
  • Allow brittle mixture to cool for 30 minutes.
  • Break off pieces and share. Store in a tight container.


Serving: 25gSodium: 32mgCalcium: 6mgVitamin A: 13IUSugar: 14gFiber: 1gPotassium: 45mgCholesterol: 1mgCalories: 101kcalSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 3gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 12gIron: 1mg
Keyword brittle, candy, peanuts
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