Microwave Peanut Brittle

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

I had never made Peanut Brittle before I tried this recipe and was shocked how easy it is to make using my micro.

Note : If you can't find raw peanuts , you can use the roasted salted ones too and it comes out just as good.


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Serves:

2 #

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
corn syrup, light
1/2 c
water
2 c
raw shelled peanuts ; unsalted
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter, room temperature

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine : sugar , corn syrup and water in a 2 QT. Glass measuring cup ; cook uncovered in micro-wave for 7 minutes on Power Level 10.
2
Stir peanuts and the butter into the mixture .
Cook uncovered for 16-17 minutes on power level 10. OR until mixture forms like threads when dropped into cold water Or when candy thermometer reaches 300 deg.
Stir 4-5 times during cooking process.
3
Add the remaining ingredients ; blend until smooth.
4
Pour mixture onto parchment paper or into buttered baking sheets.
Spread into a thin layer with a knife.
5
Let stand until hard ; about 1/2 hour.
Break up into pieces .
Store in air tight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy