Amish Cooking Cookbook

Easy Peanut Brittle

Amish Cooking Cookbook Spring is here and with warmer weather we would like to feature an easy and different recipe from our Cookbook “Amish Cooking”. The recipes in this book are simple to follow and quick to make.

Our featured recipe this month is below.

Easy Peanut Brittle

  • 1 cup of molasses
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1 cup of peanuts, shelled

1 teaspoon of baking soda. Dissolved in a little water.

Remove the skins from all the peanuts. Cook molasses , sugar, butter and vinegar until a little of the syrup is brittle

When dropped in cold water. Remove from the heat, and stir in peanuts and baking soda. Quickly pour onto a cookie sheet.

Allow to cool and break into pieces.