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Holiday Peanut Brittle Recipe: A Sweet Tradition by Real Estate Agent, Lainie Eilenberger

Updated: Jan 10

Hello, everyone! As the holiday season approaches, I, Lainie Eilenberger, your trusted Lubbock and West Texas real estate agent, am excited to share not only a delightful homemade peanut brittle recipe but also the warmth of the holiday spirit. In my family, we have a cherished tradition of making this sweet treat during this festive time, and I'm thrilled to pass it down to you.

But before we embark on our culinary adventure, let me tell you a little more about myself and the exceptional real estate services I provide in this beautiful region of West Texas.

Meet Lainie Eilenberger - Your Real Estate Expert: I'm Lainie Eilenberger, and I'm not only passionate about helping my clients find their dream homes but also about creating cherished memories during the holiday season. With extensive experience in the Lubbock and West Texas real estate market, I take great pride in serving as your trusted partner throughout your real estate journey.

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Holiday Peanut Brittle Recipe: A Sweet Tradition Now, let's extend the holiday cheer by creating this mouthwatering peanut brittle recipe together. It's not just about delicious treats; it's about making lasting memories that will warm your heart and home during this special time of year. So, gather your loved ones, and let's get started!


  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 1 cup light corn syrup

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 2 cups dry roasted peanuts

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

  • A pinch of salt


  1. Prepare a large baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Set it aside.

  2. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat, combine the granulated sugar, corn syrup, water, and butter. Stir until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture comes to a boil.

  3. Insert a candy thermometer into the mixture and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the temperature reaches 300°F (hard crack stage). This may take about 10-15 minutes.

  4. Once the mixture reaches the desired temperature, remove it from the heat and quickly stir in the dry roasted peanuts, vanilla extract, baking soda, and a pinch of salt. Be cautious, as the mixture will bubble up.

  5. Immediately pour the hot peanut brittle mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Use a heatproof spatula or the back of a spoon to spread it out evenly.

  6. Allow the peanut brittle to cool completely, which usually takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  7. Once completely cool and hardened, break the brittle into pieces using your hands or by gently tapping it with a kitchen mallet.

Now, enjoy the sweet and nutty delight of homemade peanut brittle with your loved ones during the holiday season. It's a beloved tradition in my family, and I hope it becomes one in yours too!

Thank you for joining me in creating this delightful holiday peanut brittle. As your Lubbock and West Texas real estate agent, I'm dedicated to making your home-buying or selling experience just as sweet and enjoyable. Feel free to explore my websites, reach out for expert real estate guidance, and stay tuned for more delightful recipes and home tours on my YouTube channel.

Wishing you a wonderful holiday season filled with joy, warmth, and the comfort of home.

Holiday Peanut Brittle recipe made by Lainie Eilenberger, a top Lubbock and West Texas real estate agent.
Indulge in the holiday spirit with this homemade Peanut Brittle recipe, crafted with love by Lubbock and West Texas real estate expert, Lainie Eilenberger. 🥜✨ Sweeten your season with a touch of tradition!

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