Beer Peanut Brittle

Beer Peanut Brittle

makes about 2 pounds of candy


1/2 cup unsalted butter

1/2 cup Coors Light

2 cups sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup toasted, salted peanuts

Lightly grease a baking sheet with butter or use a silicon mat and set aside.


In a large saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, Coors Light and salt.  Stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved.  Bring to a boil and cook to a hard crack stage, 300 degrees F.  Remove from heat and stir in peanuts.  Quickly pour onto prepared cookie sheet.  Let cool to room temperature, then crack into pieces.  Store in air tight container.