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quick and easy peanut brittle (microwave)

(7 ratings)
Recipe by
Gail Herbest
Bangor, ME

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 ratings)

Ingredients For quick and easy peanut brittle (microwave)

  • 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

How To Make quick and easy peanut brittle (microwave)

  • 1
    grease Teflon cookie sheet with butter.
  • 2
    In glass microwavable bowl combine peanuts. sugar.corn syrup and salt
  • 3
    microwave on hi for 6-7 minutes, I microwave for 3 then give it a quick stir and then microwave for another 3 minutes
  • 4
    stir in butter and vanilla, and return to microwave for another 2 minutes,
  • 5
    Remove 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.

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