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Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Sapp
Added: Saturday, November 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup salted peanuts (I use roasted from a jar)
1 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Grease cookie sheet and set aside.
Mix sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a 2 quart bowl (use the correct size or bigger bowl as it does boil).
Microwave on high for 5 minutes. (This gets VERY hot, be careful when you remove the bowl).
Quickly stir in peanuts and return to microwave on high for 3 1/2 minutes.
Carefully remove and stir in butter, vanilla, and then baking soda. When well stirred turn out on a well greased cookie sheet. Break in to pieces after it hardens (about 5 to 10 minutes).
(For 1000 Watt microwave, adjust time for power)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
not enough...
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You will always have to make at least one more batch. This brittle is really good and easy to make. It's easy to give away as a treat.
Enjoy!

 

 

 

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