Peanut Brittle Recipe

July 11, 2020  Izza Imran Avatar
Peanut Brittle Recipe


Unsalted butter Unsalted butter
sugar 2 cups
1 ½ cups 1 ½ cups
Vegetable oil

This homemade peanut brittle recipe is buttery and crispy. If you are a mom then this peanut brittle recipe is all that you need. The best candy treat for your kids which is healthy and delicious at the same time. Moreover, it takes a very small effort. So, let’s get started.

Peanut Brittle


  1. If you don’t like peanuts substitute them with almonds or any other dry fruit you like.
  2. You can store peanut brittle in jars for up to one week.


  • Unsalted butter
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • Salt
  • 1 ½ cups of salted peanuts
  • Vegetable oil

How to make it?

Peanut brittle is a simple two-step recipe.

Step one:

Butter the baking tray and set aside. Stir sugar, ½ cup of water, and salt in a medium-sized saucepan. Place over a high flame and do not stir until sugar melts completely. Continue to heat until sugar is melted and the mixture is golden brown.

Step two:

Remove the pan from heat and stir in peanuts. Now pour the mixture onto the baking tray and spread with help of the oiled spatula. Let it cool completely and then break into large chunks and serve!

Peanut Brittle Recipe Faqs

Peanut Brittle Recipe – FAQs


Why is my peanut brittle too hard?

The problem with most peanut brittle recipes is they are too dense which makes them too hard to chew. With this recipe, you get nice big air pockets between the sweet crunch. Less potential for emergency dental visits.

Is peanut brittle toffee?

Peanut brittles are also typically pulled while they cool down, so the candy becomes very thin (and brittle, hence the name). This is a toffee, so it does not contain baking soda and is not pulled while cooling.

How long will peanut brittle last?

Peanut brittle can last up to two months if jarred properly.

How Long Will Peanut Brittle Last

How do you store peanut brittle?

Wrap tightly and store in an airtight container at room temperature. Proper storage should keep brittle fresh for up to two months—if you can resist eating it all at once!



Calories in serving



3 min


15 min


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