Evelyn Fuller's Peanut Brittle

Evelyn Fuller's Peanut Brittle
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1 1/2 cups white sugar
3/4 cup corn syrup
1 (#1) can Planters cocktail peanuts, salted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons butter cut in small cubes (she used margarine, I can't do it)

Place sugar and syrup in deep heavy saucepan. Cook on medium heat without stirring until syrup forms a soft ball (240 degrees F.) Add peanuts and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to brown, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat and add 2 tablespoons butter, salt and baking soda. Pour while foaming onto a well buttered tray or cookie sheet.

Let cool and break into pieces.