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Peanut Brittle with Splenda

Take the guess-work out of candy making.

 Use a candy thermometer.

Makes: 24 servings


Preparation Time: 20 minutes


Cook Time: 35 minutes

1 cup SPLENDAŽ Sugar Blend for Baking


1 cup light corn syrup


1/4 cup butter


1/2 cup water


2 1/2 cups unsalted peanuts


1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda, sifted

 

1.       BUTTER a jellyroll pan or a slab of marble. Set aside.

 

2.       COMBINE SPLENDAŽ Sugar Blend for Baking,

 

corn syrup, butter, and water in a heavy 2 quart

 

saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring

 

constantly until SPLENDAŽ Sugar Blend for

 

Baking dissolves and mixture begins to boil.

 

Reduce temperature to medium-low; cook, stirring

 

occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches

 

275° F. (about 20 minutes). Add peanuts and

 

continue cooking until candy thermometer reaches

 

295° F. (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat and

 

quickly sprinkle baking soda over mixture, stirring

 

until blended. Pour into prepared pan or marble

 

slab, spreading thinly. Cool and break into bite-

 

size pieces. Store in an air-tight container.

 

Nutrition Information per serving

Serving Size

1/24 recipe

Calories

170

Calories from Fat

80

Total Fat

9g

Saturated Fat

2g

Cholesterol

5mg

Sodium

110mg

Total Carbohydrates

22g

Dietary Fiber

1g

Sugars

20g

Protein

4g



Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Fat

 

This recipe, when compared to a traditional

 

recipe, has a 16% reduction in calories, a

 

28% reduction in carbohydrates and a 31%

 

reduction in sugars!

 

 

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