Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

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"Super easy to make and tastes great. No need for a candy thermometer!"

Ingredients

18 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 439 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 439 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.3g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 8.7 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 537 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Spray a baking sheet and a wooden spoon with cooking spray.
  2. Mix sugar and corn syrup together in a microwaveable bowl safe for high temperatures.
  3. Heat sugar mixture in microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir peanuts and butter into sugar mixture. Heat in microwave until mixture becomes a caramel color, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Mix baking soda and vanilla extract into syrup until smooth and foam has dissipated. Spread candy onto the prepared baking sheet using the sprayed wooden spoon. Work quickly; candy hardens fast. Let stand until cool. Break into pieces to serve.
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I love peanut brittle and found this recipe to be a wonderful way to make it fast and very easily.

I don't bake much and I've never made candy, but this reciepe was really easy! I actually made a second batch wondering if the first great batch had been a lucky "fluke"..but, Nope! the second b...

This was easy, tasty and beautiful to look at.