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Caramel Peanut Brittle from Werther's®

"An exciting twist to your grandmother's famous peanut brittle, this recipe is sure to be a hit."
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20 m servings 179 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 (1 ounce) pieces)


  • Calories:
  • 179 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 124 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Melt caramels and hard candies with butter and water in a medium saucepan over low heat until smooth, stirring often. Add the peanuts and cook 2 minutes. Stir in the baking soda and vanilla. Immediately spread out thinly onto a cookie sheet to cool completely. Break into pieces to serve.

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  1. 12 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

perfect! Just made this and it was a HIT!

Most helpful critical review

This was okay, very sickly. Would not make again.

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perfect! Just made this and it was a HIT!

Tried this and I thought it was very Good and to homebaked making candy is part of baking and cooking

I'd would be the third person who would like to know if sugar-free Werther's would work. I think I would also probably use pecans--my favorite nut.

This was okay, very sickly. Would not make again.

The chewy caramel and the crunchy peanuts.....mmm.

tried this recipe and loved it...didn't have to change a thing

I made this and was really disappointed. I will not make again.

I just made this with the sugar free original werthers. Tastes great but does not harden.

Great. Idea to use purchased candy to speed up process with great results.