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easy speedy peanut brittle

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a recipe by
cathy tate
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.

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serves 12 0z
cook time 40 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For easy speedy peanut brittle

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How To Make easy speedy peanut brittle

  • 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.