Peanut Brittle for #ChristmasWeek #Freund
Recipe type: Dessert
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A super easy microwave peanut brittle
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup white corn syrup
  • 1½ cups salted peanuts
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • Cooking spray
  1. Spray a rimmed cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a 2 L (2 quart) glass bowl stir together sugar and corn syrup with a wooden spoon until mixed well. Microwave on high or 100% for 6-8 minutes until syrup is pale yellow. Keep a close eye on it!!
  3. Carefully remove the bowl from the microwave, the syrup is very hot. Stir in the peanuts and mix well. Microwave for 1-2 min. more or until golden in color. Immediately add the butter, vanilla and baking soda and stir until foamy. Quickly pour onto the prepared cookie sheet and spread evenly.
  4. Cool and break into pieces.
Recipe by Noshing With the Nolands at