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Favorite Recipes: Microwave Peanut Brittle

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Name: sasssy25 -
Total Recipes: 7



Microwave Peanut Brittle

Dish: Candies & Sweets
Dish Type: Other
Cooking Method: Microwave
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 8 minutes

  • 1 Cup - Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup - Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 TBSP - Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Cup - Cocktail Peanuts (Whole)
  • 1 tsp - Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp - Vanilla

Line large baking sheet with parchment paper* and set aside. 
Mix sugar and corn syrup in very large microwavable glass bowl until moistened. 
Microwave on high 5 minutes. 
Stir in butter and peanuts. 
Microwave 3 minutes or until golden brown (caramel colored). 
Add baking soda and vanilla.  Will foam. 
Mix well. 
Immediately pour as thinly as possible onto prepared baking sheet. 
Cool completely, and break into pieces.


*Rather than lining with parchment paper, you can just butter pan if you choose.

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