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Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patsy Ormonde
Added: Sunday, October 5, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

1 cup sugar
cup light corn syrup
1 cup roasted, salted peanuts
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Butter cookie sheet

Microwave directions:
In 1 quart microwave safe casserole dish, combine sugar and corn syrup.
Microwave on high for 4 minutes.

Stir in peanuts.
Microwave on high 3-5 minutes or until light brown..

Stir in butter and vanilla, blend well.
Microwave on high 1-2 minutes. Peanuts should be lightly browned.

Add baking soda and stir gently until light and foamy.



Directions:
Directions:
Pour onto buttered cookie sheet, let cool 30 minutes, break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 1 pound.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From my friend Gail Lewis.

 

 

 

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