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How To Make Peanut Brittle in the Microwave

  • Author: Julie
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 24 pieces 1x

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Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Pour sugar and corn syrup into a microwavable 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Mix together and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in peanuts and salt, and microwave for 3 more minutes.
  3. Add butter and vanilla, and stir well. Return to the microwave for 2 more minutes.
  4. Carefully remove the pan from the microwave, and add baking soda, stirring quickly.
  5. Pour out onto a Silpat lined or greased baking sheet. Allow to cool for 30 minutes before breaking it into bite sized pieces.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Piece
  • Calories: 89
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Sodium: 103mg
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2.4g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Protein: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4mg