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                           COCONUT-PEANUT BRITTLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   c            Water
    1       c            Corn syrup
    2       c            Sugar
    2       lb           Spanish peanuts (raw)
    1       t            Salt
    1       t            Soda
      1/2   lb           Coconut
 
   Combine water, corn syrup, sugar, peanuts and salt in
   a heavy 4-quart saucepan. Put in the candy thermometer
   and cook over high heat. Stir frequently until
   temoerature reaches 290 degrees. Remove from heat and
   add the soda. Stir thoroughly, then gradually stir in
   coconut. Stretch with well buttered forks on a well
   buttered surface such as cookie sheets. To stretch,
   spoon out into piles and gently pull apart.
  
 
 
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