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Traditional Vegan Peanut Brittle - This classic holiday candy is easy to make and does not require refrigeration making it perfect for gifting!

Traditional Vegan Peanut Brittle

This classic holiday candy is easy to make and does not require refrigeration making it perfect for gifting!
5 from 14 votes
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Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup lightly salted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees F.
  • Cover a large cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set cookie sheet in oven to keep warm.
  • Into a large saucepan over medium heat, add sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water. Stir continuously for 3 minutes, or until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add peanuts and continue stirring until temperature on a candy thermometer reaches 300 degrees F.
  • Remove from heat and quickly stir in butter and baking soda then immediately pour entire mixture onto cookie sheet. Use a buttered spatula to help spread the mixture into an even layer.
  • Allow to cool completely then gently lift peanut brittle from the cookie sheet and use your hands to snap the candy into pieces.
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