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This recipe for Microwave Peanut Brittle, by Barb McDowall, is from The Brown Family Cookbook,
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1 c. raw peanuts 1 c. white sugar 1/2 c white corn syrup Dash of salt 1 T. butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. soda
Mix peanuts, sugar, syrup and salt. Cook on FULL POWER for 5 minutes;stir. Cook 2 more minutes on FULL POWER. Add butter and vanilla. Cook on FULL POWER for 1 minute. Add soda; stir. Pour out on cookie sheet or aluminum foil Cool and break.
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