Peppery Peanut Brittle

Peppery Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Marian Arbour


A touch of hot pepper sauce gives a unique zip to this crunchy confestion


★★★★★ 1 vote

yield about 1 pound
10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/4 c
    salted dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Peppery Peanut Brittle


  1. Coat a 15 x 10 x 1 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray...set aside. In a bowl toss the peanuts hot pepper sauce and allspice until evenly coated..set aside.
  2. In a 2 Quart microwave-safe glass bowl combine sugar and syrup. micro on high cook uncovered for 4 minutes, stir in peanut mixture, stir til well blended.
  3. Heat on high for 4 or 5 minutes longer or until mixture turns a light amber color {mixture will be very hot}..Stir in butter micro on for 45 seconds longer,,,quickly stir in baking soda and vanilla until mix foams and becomes light colored. Immediately pour mixture pan and spread thin with spatula. cool and break into pieces....this was tested in 850 watt microwave.

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About Peppery Peanut Brittle

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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