This recipe for Microwave Peanut Brittle, by Anna Carter, is from The Carter Family Cookbook ,
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1 cup raw peanuts 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup white corn syrup
Stir together peanuts, sugar and syrup in a 1 1/2 quart casserole. Place in microwave oven and cook for 7 minutes, stirring well after 4 minutes. Add 1 tsp. butter and 1 tsp. vanilla, and blend. Cook 1 or 2 minutes more. Add 1 tsp. soda and gently stir until light and foamy. Pour mixture onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Store in airtight container.
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