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10 Minute Peanut Brittle

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=353985

Ingredients

  1. 1 c. sugar
  2. 1/2 c. light corn syrup
  3. 1/4 tsp. salt
  4. 1 to 1 1/2 c. raw peanuts
  5. 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  6. 1 tsp. vanilla
  7. 1 tsp. soda

Directions

  1. In 2-quart casserole (I use 2-quart measuring cup), mix the sugar, syrup and salt.
  2. Microwave on High for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in peanuts.
  4. Microwave on High for 2 to 6 minutes or until syrup and peanuts are lightly browned, stirring after every 2 minutes of cooking time.
  5. Stir in butter, vanilla and baking soda until light and foamy.
  6. Spread to 1/4-inch thickness on a large well-buttered cookie sheet.
  7. When cool, break into small pieces.