HOW TO MAKE A THICK COUNTRY GIRL HAPPY

That’s easy make her some coconut peanut brittle.  Peanut brittle will always work for or me.

PEANUT BRITTLE

2 cups sugar, 1 cup cornstarch, 1/2 cup water, 2 cups raw peanuts, 2 1/2 cup raw coconut, 2 teaspoons baking soda, 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Butter a cookie sheet set aside.  Combine sugar, water, and corn syrup in a saucepan, cook over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved.  Add peanuts and coconut continue cooking till the mixture turns a golden brown.  Add remaining ingredients, stir lightly and quickly pour onto the cookie sheet.  Allow to cool completely.  Break into pieces.

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