Microwave Peanut Brittle

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Microwave Peanut Brittle


Microwave Peanut Brittle

Servings 1 lb.


  • 1 1/2 cups raw shelled peanuts, skins on
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda


  • Combine peanuts, sugar, syrup and salt in a 1 1/2 quart microwave-safe bowl. Cook 3 minutes on high; sir. Cook 3 more minutes on high (cooking time may vary by oven). Stir in butter and vanilla.
  • Microwave 2 minutes longer on high. Add baking soda and quickly stir until light and foamy. Immediately pour onto lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Do not spread with a spoon to maintain the light, airy texture. Cool completely and break into pieces. Store in airtight container.
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