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Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Marriott
Added: Friday, August 15, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup raw peanuts
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup white corn syrup
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Stir together first four ingredients in a 1 1/2 qt. casserole. Place in microwave and cook 7-8 minutes, stirring well after 4 minutes. Add the butter and vanilla, blending well. Return to microwave and cook 1-2 minutes more. Peanuts will be lightly browned and syrup very hot. Add 1 tsp. baking soda and stir gently until light and foamy. Pour mixture onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Let cool. When cool, break into small pieces and store in airtight container. Makes 1 lb.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great for the holidays!

 

 

 

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