You are here: Home » Recipes » Peanut Brittle Peanut Brittle Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 20 to 30 servings This peanut brittle is fit for a president! PrintEmail Ingredients 3 cups granulated sugar1 1/2 cups water1 cup white corn syrup3 cups raw peanuts2 tablespoons soda1/2 stick butter1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions Boil sugar, water and syrup until spins thread; add peanuts. After adding peanuts, stir constantly until syrup turns golden brown. Remove from heat; add remaining ingredients stir until butter melts. Pour quickly on 2 cookie sheets with sides. As mixture begins to harden around edges, pull until thin. Recipe by: First Lady Rosalyn Carter, Plains, Georgia. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta’s Georgia On My Menu (the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta, Marietta, Ga., 1988).