Peanut Brittle

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup white corn syrup
1 1/2 dry roasted, salted peanuts
1 tsp butter or margarine
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp baking soda

Combine sugar and corn syrup in a medium, aluminum 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil on medium heat, stirring to mix well. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes or until mixture reaches 260 degrees. Add peanuts and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes longer, or until syrup is golden. Add butter and vanilla. Cook until mixture reaches 275 degrees. Remove from heat; stir in baking soda, mixing well. Turn out onto lightly buttered baking sheet, spreading as thin as possible. Cool, then break into pieces.

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