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Peanut Brittle (Microwave) Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Brittle (Microwave), by , is from The Robert S. Fouts Family and Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Fender
Added: Saturday, May 9, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. white corn syrup
1 c. roasted, salted peanuts
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
In 1 1/2 qt. casserole (or use 1 qt, pyrex measuring pitcher), stir together sugar and syrup. Microwave on High 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts. Microwave at High 4 minutes until light brown. Add butter and vanilla, blending well. Microwave at High 1 minute more. Peanuts will be lightly browned and syrup very hot. Add baking soda and gently stir until light and foamy. Quickly pour mixture onto lightly greased cookie sheet or unbuttered nonstick coated cookie sheet. Let cool 1/2 hour. When cool, break into small pieces and store in airtight container. Makes about 1 lb.

 

 

 

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