BY LORIE LIEBIG Wide Open Country
Peanut brittle is one of those classic sweet treats that every generation can enjoy. It’s crunchy mixture of nuts in a buttery glaze makes it a perfect snack for any time of year. Because it’s been around for generations, many people tend to skip peanut brittle and opt for more modern candies. If you want a tastier and more experimental version of this beloved treat, look no further.
In the video above, you’ll find a simple and tasty recipe for bacon peanut brittle. Let’s be honest, bacon pretty much makes everything taste better, from savory appetizers to sweet desserts. Since the peanut brittle is already sweet and crunchy, it only makes sense to add an extra kick of flavor and crunch with a infusion of bacon bits.
To make this delicious treat, all you need are some peanuts, sugar, water, vegetable oil and (of course) some bacon. Fry up four strips of pork until they are extra crispy. Once they are done, just chop them up into small pieces. The actual peanut brittle is incredibly simple to make and is almost impossible to mess up, so it’s easy for even the most amateur of bakers. The next time you’re craving something sweet, fry up some bacon and try out this awesome recipe for yourself.