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Microwave Peanut Brittle

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“I had this recipe years ago and managed to lose it, but found a friend at work that had it and I am back in the brittle business. It is extremely easy and quick to make. Since most people have the ingredients in their pantry and freezers, it is a recipe that can be made up in a few minutes if unexpected guest show up.”
8 oz.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Spray wax paper with Pam.
  3. Combine sugar, salt and Karo in a 3 quart microwave safe glass bowl.
  4. Stir in peanuts.
  5. Microwave on high until light brown (8 to 10 minutes) stirring at least 2 times during cooking.
  6. Remove from microwave and stir in remaining ingredients adding baking soda last (mix will be foamy).
  7. Stir quickly and pour onto wax paper.
  8. Spread thin for brittle candy.
  9. Note: You can use any type nuts you prefer or even sunflower seeds (which is my favorite).

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