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Peanut Butter Chip Brittle

Details

Time
1 hour 40 minutes
Skill Level
Expert
Yields
2 pounds

Crunch into this sweet spin on an old-fashioned treat. Make peanut butter brittle at home with this easy recipe that adds REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips to the mix. It makes a great gift this holiday season.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
COOK TIME
30 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.), divided
  • 1 1/2 cups
    butter or margarine (3 sticks)
  • 1 3/4 cups
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsps
    light corn syrup
  • 3 Tbsps
    water

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Jelly Roll Pan Jelly Roll Pan
Saucepan 2-1/2-Quart Saucepan
Stovetop Stovetop
Candy Thermometer Candy Thermometer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Butter 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan.* Sprinkle 1 cup peanut butter chips evenly onto bottom of prepared pan; set aside.

2

Melt butter in heavy 2-1/2-quart saucepan; stir in sugar, corn syrup and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture reaches 300°F. on candy thermometer; this should take 30 to 35 minutes. (Bulb of thermometer should not rest on bottom of saucepan.)

3

Remove from heat. Immediately spread mixture in prepared pan; sprinkle with remaining 2/3 cup peanut butter chips. Cool completely. Remove from pan. Break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place

Tip

For thicker brittle, use a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

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