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Chocolate Peanut Butter Peanut Brittle

Chocolate Peanut Butter Peanut Brittle

Better than plain old traditional peanut brittle, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Peanut Brittle is a combination of favorite flavors and is a fun twist on classic brittle.
Course Candy and Treats
Cuisine American
Keyword easy chocolate recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 1 pound


  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • 1 ¼ cups roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup whipping cream


  • Lightly butter a cookie sheet and set it aside.
  • Combine the sugar and light corn syrup in a large saucepan over high heat and bring to a rolling boil.
  • Add the peanuts and reduce the heat to medium, stirring constantly.
  • When the mixture reaches the hard-crack stage (300° F) remove the pan from the heat.
  • Working quickly add the unsweetened cocoa powder, peanut butter, butter, and whipping cream until combined.
  • Then add the baking soda, stirring constantly.
  • Immediately pour onto your cookie sheet and spread into a layer about 1/4-inch thick.
  • Cool for about 2 hours and then break into large pieces.
  • Store in airtight container.