Quick and easy peanut brittle (microwave)

Gail Herbest


I'll bet I made this 30 times last year during the Holidays, It is the best Peanut Brittle I have ever tasted!! and so easy, great to give as a kitchen gift. I get all of my ingredients together before I start so that it doesn't have a chance to cool before I mix in the baking soda.

★★★★★ 7 votes


1 1/2 c
peanuts, salted and without skins
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1 pinch
of salt
1 Tbsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda


1grease Teflon cookie sheet with butter.
2In glass microwavable bowl combine peanuts. sugar.corn syrup and salt
3microwave on hi for 6-7 minutes, I microwave for 3 then give it a quick stir and then microwave for another 3 minutes
4stir in butter and vanilla, and return to microwave for another 2 minutes,
5Remove from micro wave and quickly stir in baking soda, mixture will look slightly foamy. Pour on to prepared cookie sheet and spread quickly with the back of the spoon. cool and break into pieces.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy