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Near instant Peanut brittle Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup dry roasted peanuts
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
In a 1 1/2 quart microwave safe bowl, stir together the sugar, syrup, peanuts, and salt, mixing well. Microwave on high for 6 1/2 minutes. Carefully swirl the butter or margarine and vanilla extract into the mixture, donít stir. Microwave for another 30 seconds. The peanuts should be light brown, the syrup will have darkened slightly, and the mixture will be very hot ( 300 on a candy thermometer ). Add baking soda and gently stir the mixture until itís light and foamy. Pour it onto a lightly buttered cookie sheet. ( for a thinner brittle, first warm the sheet in the oven. ) let the brittle cool for 1hour, then break it into small pieces.

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Number Of Servings:
2 lbs

 

 

 

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