Peanut Butter Brittle

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  • 2 large cups of peanut butter chips
  • 3 sticks butter
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 tbsps water
  • 3 tbsps light corn syrup

Scatter one cup chips on a silpat lined or heavily buttered pan with sides.

In a pot, put butter, sugar, water and corn syrup.  Over medium heat, keep stirring mixture until it reaches 300 degrees – THIS COULD TAKE HALF AN HOUR OR SO!  STIR CONSTANTLY!!! Continue reading

Oatmeal Brittle Cookies

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2 cups rolled oats
1-1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
dash of cinnamon

Mix until crumbly and then add 1 cup confectioners sugar, 2/3 cup brown sugar, 4 tsps of water and 1 tsp vanilla. Stir in 1 cup finely chopped peanuts.

Divide dough in half. Press one half into a circle on a foil lined sheet to about a 10″ diameter.

Repeat with second dough.

Bake18-20 minutes at 350 until just set and turning lightly browned. Remove from oven and sprinkle 1 cup of semi sweet choc bits on each circle. Wait 1-2 minutes and then spread the melted chocolate all over the top to the edges.

Cool until chocolate is set (can put in refrigerator for about 10 minutes).

Remove circle from foil and put on a cutting board. Cut into triangles.

These can be frozen for up to a month.

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