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Microwave Peanut Brittle Microwave


Enjoy the quick and easy prep of this peanut brittle recipe - the microwave keeps it simple! Great to set out at a party or to give as gifts.

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 cup raw peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


Servings 8
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 75mins


Step 1

Butter a cookie sheet. Set aside.

Stir together sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl. Microwave 4 minutes.

Add peanuts, stir well and microwave 3 minutes.

Add butter and vanilla, stir well and microwave 1 minute.

Add soda and stir well until light and foamy. Pour at once onto prepared cookie sheet. Spread thin.

Cool, then break into pieces.

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