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Peanut Brittle Recipe

Peanut Brittle

Here´s an easy microwave recipe for this old-fashioned candy favorite.

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1 cup roasted, salted peanuts
  • 1 T. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
Preparation -
In a 1-1/2 quart bowl or microwave safe container, stir the sugar and corn syrup together. Microwave on full power for 4 minutes. Add the peanuts and stir. Microwave on full power for 3 to 5 minutes or until the mixture is a light brown color. Add the butter and vanilla, and stir to blend well. Microwave on full power for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the baking soda and stir until the mixture is light and foamy. Spread on a buttered baking sheet. After the candy hardens, break it into pieces. Store in an air tight container.

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