Old-fashioned hard candy with 6 ingredients

Add butter, baking soda, vanilla

Spread into a sheet pan

Cool, break into pieces, and enjoy!

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Make ahead and freezing:

To store: Once it’s completely cooled, store peanut brittle in an airtight container at room temperature.  Do not refrigerate as the moisture from the fridge will cause the brittle to soften. Store for 6-8 weeks.

To make ahead: Peanut brittle can be made several days or even weeks in advance.  It stays fresh at room temperature for 6-8 weeks.

To Freeze: Peanut brittle can be frozen and stored up to 3 months.  Allow the brittle to cool completely and store it in a freezer safe, airtight container.