Easy Speedy Peanut Brittle

★★★★★ 1 Review
cathylynne29 avatar
By cathy tate
from high point, NC

Peanut Brittle is such a great candy but candy can be a slow process. This recipe is cooked in the microwave so you can have this favorite treat with less effort and time.

serves 12 0z
cook time 40 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    peanuts
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a microwave safe bowl, combine peanuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Cook in microwave 4 minutes; remove and stir; return to microwave for 4 more minutes. Stir into peanut mixture, butter and vanilla. Microwave 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Immediately after removing mixture from the microwave add baking soda. Stir until foamy. Spread mixture on a greased cookie sheet. Cool until hard. Break into pieces.
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