DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A THICK COUNTRY GIRL HAPPY? That’s easy just make her some coconut peanut brittle. Good peanut brittle always work for this thick country girl.
2 cups sugar, 1 cup cornstarch, 1/2 cup water, 2 cups raw peanuts, 2 1/2 cups raw coconut, 2 teaspoons baking soda, 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 1/2 teaspoons 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 greased cookie sheet. Allow the candy to cool completely. Break into pieces.