Easy Peanut Brittle Recipe | Quick-spice.com

Peanut brittle is one of the sweetest candies loved by everyone. The original brittles are made from peanuts that's why called as peanut brittle. Nowadays, many people make it with different variations such as almonds, cashews, roasted Bengal gram, puffed rice, beaten rice, or desiccated coconut. You can make these peanut brittles on holidays or any festive season like Christmas. If you like our recipe, please share it with your loved ones and friends.



150 grams of peanuts

150 grams jaggery

1 teaspoon butter

3/4 cup of water

1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder

Peanut Brittle Recipe:

  1. Heat the pan on a moderate flame.
  2. Add peanuts, stir continuously and roast them evenly. You can take with skin or without skin peanuts for peanut brittle.
  3. If you are using with skin peanut, you can remove the skin after they are cool down by rubbing peanuts between your both palms. Some people use with skin peanuts for peanut brittle. 
  4. Keep peanuts aside in a bowl.
  5. Now keep the pan on medium heat and add jaggery and water in it.
  6. Keep stirring and let it boil until you see sticky consistency. Generally, it takes 6 to 8 minutes on medium heat.
  7. Now add roasted peanuts to the jaggery and stir well on low flame for 1 minute until combined nicely. Turn off the gas.
  8. Grease a cake tin or steel plate or baking tray with butter so that the peanut brittle won't stick to it.
  9. Pour the peanut brittle mixture in the container you are using. Spread peanut brittle mixture evenly.
  10. Allow it to get a little cool down and give square shapes with a knife so that once its cooldown. You can break peanut brittles easily.
  11. Your delicious peanut brittles are ready.



  • You can use sugar instead of jaggery in this peanut brittle recipe.
  • Jaggery gives very organic taste to peanut brittle.
  • You can add almonds and cashews in this peanut brittles.
  • You can store these peanut brittles in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition value of our peanut brittle recipe :

Calories 732  | Total Fat 38g | Saturated Fat 6.2g | Cholesterol 5mg | Sodium 3683mg

Total Carbohydrate 86.9 | Dietary Fiber 6.4g | Total Sugars 74.2g | Protein 19.1g  

Vitamin D 1mcg | Calcium 82mg | Iron 4mg | Potassium 3596mg

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