Peanut Brittle (with a twist)

 

1 ½ cups

Butter, divided

2 cups

Peanut butter chips, divided

1 ¾ cups

Sugar

3 tbsp

Light corn syrup

3 tbsp

Water

1 ½ cups

Salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

½ cup

Semi sweet chocolate chips

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Grease the bottom and sides of 15” x 10” x 1” baking pan with butter.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup peanut butter chips into pan and set aside.
  • In heavy saucepan bring sugar, corn syrup, water and butter to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Cook and stir until butter is melted. 
  • Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer reads 300˚F (hard-cracked stage).
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in peanuts.
  • Quickly pour into prepared baking pan and then sprinkle with chocolate chips and remaining peanut butter chips.
  • With a knife, gently swirl softened chips over top of brittle.
  • Cool before breaking into pieces.
  • Store in airtight container.
  • Makes approximately 2.5 pounds.