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My #PeanutBrittle Was a Huge Success at My #WerthersBakingBash

Disclosure: Mom Select, and Werther’s, provided me with lots of caramel – for my participation. Any thoughts, opinions, and/or testimonials expressed herein are my own (or that of my family’s).

I love caramel…especially if they’re Werther’s…and – just so you know (because this is how much I love their caramels), if they ever sold a Werther’s Original Coffee Creamer, I’d so have that stalked in my fridge.

I received a package last week, for a Werther’s Original Baking Bash MommyParty. My treat – peanut brittle…and I made it for the first time ever…and it was the best peanut brittle I’ve ever tasted (no lies!). Here’s my pictures (Piper helped me), and after I’ll share the recipe (hint-hint…everything in this next picture pretty much covers it).

Confession Time:: the girls and I obsessively ate the baking caramels; we couldn’t resist. We were supposed to share a lot of them with our guest, and we did – for the most part, but they taste sooo good (different from the original soft caramels, but just as delicious!) we just couldn’t keep our hands out of the bags.

Peanut Brittle using Werthers Original (2)

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To make Peanut Brittle

Making Peanut Brittle

& viola…the most amazing Peanut Brittle ever!!!

Peanut Brittle using Werthers Original (11)

To Make Caramel Peanut Brittle : :

Yields 10 1oz pieces, Prep Time: 20 minutes, Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients : :

  • 1 pkg. (5.5 oz.) Werther’s Original Hard Candies, unwrapped
  • 5 pieces Werther’s Original Baking Caramels, unwrapped
  • 1tbsp. Butter
  • 1tbsp. Water
  • 1 dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions : :

  1. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  2. Melt Baking and Hard caramels 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 the sprayed cookie sheet to cool completely. Break into pieces to serve.

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By The Way – I shared pictures of my Peanut Brittle on facebook and it was a hit. Everyone that was not at my house to enjoy the brittle asked told me I needed to mail them a batch. I loved the responses I got.

Here’s a fun destination for all you caramel lovers!

Visit Werther’s Cloud for mouthwatering caramel recipes, special offers, baking tutorials, giveaways and even sweepstakes!

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About the author: Living in South Texas, Barb is wife to a taxidermist and mother to three outrageously rambunctious kids (ages 10, 11 & 20) and their cute dogs, Jager and Louie! Barb spends her day’s blogging, chatting with friends on Facebook, tweeting, sharing far too many crazy pictures on Pinterest & Instagram, and most importantly…trying to catch a cat-nap when she can. Her favorite drinks are Coffee and Unsweetened Mango tea from Sonic. Barb – through Blogfully – shares her personal insight on the products she tries, uses, hates, and loves. She lives to travel, enjoys reading, can crochet a mean afghan, and is told she makes the best chicken salad sandwiches ever!

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  • Pam L

    We always made peanut brittle for Dad at Christmas, never thought about using Werther’s, I am going to have to try this recipe. Thanks Barb for sharing

    • I never thought it could be done using werther’s…how simple it’d be to make and – more specifically – how delicious they would turn out! They’re a hit!!! You should definitely try the recipe. :)

  • renee

    Oh my gosh that looks great. I wonder about using the werther’s caramel apple candies to make something similar–yum!

    • They were divine Renee…absolutely sinful!!!
      I actually plan on using their caramel coffee hard candies the next time I make brittle. I bet it’d taste awesome – a coffee lover’s dream for sure :)