The Peanut Brittle Recipe You’ll Go Nuts For​

The Peanut Brittle Recipe You’ll Go Nuts For​

Prep Time | 20 Minutes

Servings: 6-8 Servings

Wine Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

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Share a piece of your heart with someone you care about, or better yet, love them to pieces with some handcrafted kindness that’s as unexpected as it is irresistible. We’re talking about the gift of Homemade Peanut Brittle, the sweetest treat that’s often accompanied with a side of uncontrollable smiles. ​

Friends and family will surely go nuts for this delicious, caramelized, toasty candy that’s embedded with crunchy nuts like pecans, almonds, or peanuts and melts in your mouth in the most delectable way. Some believe that Peanut Brittle originated in the south, so it’s easy to see why we find this wonderful treat oh so charming. As the story goes, a Southern woman invented the nutty dessert by accident in 1890. While attempting to make taffy, she mistakenly added baking soda to the recipe instead of cream of tartar and—voila!—peanut brittle was born. ​

Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon mini bottles make an equally sweet addition to this giftable brittle. Available in a variety of your favorite wines, there’s a mini bottle for everyone you hold dear. ​

Homemade Peanut Brittle and Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon mini bottles give the gift of gratitude they’ll always remember you for. ​

Share the love this season with more homemade gift ideas, like these Sutter Home Firefly Bottles: Add A Touch of Magic to Your Décor with Our Homemade Sutter Home Firefly Bottles.

Ingredients for Sutter Home Peanut Brittle​:

  • 1 cup sugar​
  • ½ cup light corn syrup​
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt​
  • 1 cup dry roasted or raw shelled peanuts, or substitute with nut of your choice​
  • 2 tablespoons butter​
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda​
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla​

Directions for Sutter Home Peanut Brittle​:

  1. Combine sugar, corn syrup, and salt in large glass bowl. Microwave on high for 3:30.​
  2. Stir in peanuts and microwave 1 more minute. ​
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients. ​
  4. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and pour mixture onto cookie sheet, spread thinly. ​
  5. Cool until firm, then snap into pieces. ​
  6. Store in airtight container.
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