Peanut Brittle(microwave)

Peanut Brittle(microwave) Recipe

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Betty Campisi


This is a very easy recipe. Another one of my families favorite snacks.


★★☆☆☆ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    white corn syrup
  • 1 c
    raw peanuts
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Peanut Brittle(microwave)


  1. Combine first four ingredients in an 8 cup glass measure or large bowl. Cook on HIGH 7 to 8 minutes.
  2. Stir well after 4 minutes.
  3. Add butter and vanilla and blend well.
  4. Cook on HIGH 1 minute. Peanuts will be lightly browned and syrup very hot.
  5. Add baking soda and stir until light and foamy.
  6. Pour mixture onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
  7. When cool, break into small pieces and store in air-tight container.
  8. If roasted, salted peanuts are used, omit salt and add peanuts after first 4 min. of cooking

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About Peanut Brittle(microwave)

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

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