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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Peanut Brittle Recipe Poem

Peanut Brittle Recipe Poem
When it is Christmas candy time,
Or any time of year,
This peanut brittle recipe
Becomes especially dear.

You add to One large cooking pan
A cup of each of these
White syrup, sugar, water too
And blend with gentle ease.

A teaspoonful of table salt,
When it is added too,
Will mean that you have reached the point
When you must cook the brew.
So cook it to the soft ball stage
And then itis time to add
A tablespoon of butter
And the peanuts to your pan.

It takes one pound of peanuts
That you've purchased in the shell,
And shucked yourself ahead of time
To make this turn out well.

With all ingredients in the pan
You cook until it's brown,
And take your pan from off the stove
Your candy's almost done.

Stir in one teaspoon soda,
Pour on a buttered sheet,
And let it harden as it will,
Then break in chunks your treat
The rest comes very naturally
Just eat to suit your will,
And have a happy holiday
That's peanut brittle filled.
This delight is from Polish Town Fair & Festival 1984

Perhaps, you would like to visit
Peanut Butter by the Mouthful for more peanut butter recipes. BTW, January 26th is National Peanut Brittle Day

3 comments:

  1. Very cute poem! I never would have thought to put a recipe to rhyme, but it really adds a bit of whimsy to it. :-)

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  2. Thanks for dropping by Stephanie. I LOVE recipe poems.

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  3. Really unique, recipe poem. The only brittle I have tried is micro, but the finished color just isn't right. I have all these ingredients and will try this recipe today. Thx!

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