MICROWAVE NUT BRITTLE
- 1 c. granulated sugar
- 1/2 c. light corn syrup
- 1-1/2 c. salted peanuts
- 1 T. butter
- 1 t. baking soda
- 1 t. vanilla extract
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 80mins
Spray wooden spoon or other heat proof stirrer with non-stick spray. Lightly grease baking sheet or line with parchment
Measure out all ingredients first
Mix together the sugar and corn syrup in a large microwave safe bowl and stir til well combined; will be stiff and hard to stir.
Microwave the mixture on high for 5 minutes(do not cover)
Add the peanuts and butter and stir well to combine. Speed is key!
Replace bowl in microwave and cook on high approx 2 minutes, til turns a nice medium brown caramel color, watching carefully at 2 minutes
Add baking soda and vanilla, stirring quickly to combine.
Working quickly, pour the mixture onto prepared sheet and spread evenly as possible
(a warmed pan will give a little more spreading time)
Cool 30-60 minutes and break into pieces.