Monday, December 22, 2008

Dairy Free Peanut Brittle

This recipe is fantastic!!

From The Milk-Free Kitchen Cookbook

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/3 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup water
2 cups dry roasted peanuts
2 tbs smart balance dairy free spread
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp vanilla extract

Lightly spray a large pan with a raised rim.
Mix the sugar, light corn syrup, and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook to 230, or until the mixture spinsa thread when a little is dropped back into the pan from a metal spoon.
Stir in the peanuts and continue to cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture just starts to darken, about 290.
Immediately remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the margarine and the baking soda.
When the margarine is melted, stir in the vanilla.
Pour the peanut brittle out onto the prepared pan, spreading it thin if possible.
When the candy is cool and hard (about an hour) break into pieces.
Makes 24 - 1 oz servings.

Nutritional Info
Fat: 6.2 g
Carbohydrates: 18.0 g
Calories: 135.7
Protein: 3.3 g
Fiber: 0.8 g

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