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Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Lutz
Added: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. raw peanuts (must be raw for this recipe)
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. syrup
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. soda

Directions:
Directions:
1) In a 1 1/2 qt. microwave-safe container, stir together peanuts, sugar, syrup and salt. Microwave on high for 4 minutes, remove from oven and stir. Return to oven an microwave on high for 4 more minutes.
2) Remove from oven, stir in butter and vanilla. Return to oven and microwave on high 2 minutes more.
3) Remove from oven; add soda and stir until smooth and a medium brown color. Immediately pour onto a lightly greased baking sheet or marble slab. When cool break into pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me from Lois Holm in December, 1985. It is Ernie Holm's recipe. Lois and Ernie were charter members of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

 

 

 

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