Microwave Peanut Brittle by Becky Sebastian and Dana Pagel
Microwave peanut brittle is an easy 15 minute candy recipe perfect for the holidays. It’s a family favorite sweet at every Christmas!
– Becky Sebastian, Health Center Assistant and Dana Pagel, Purchasing Manager
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- 1 teaspoon butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Butter a cookie sheet. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl and microwave on high 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts and microwave on high 3 1/2 minutes more, then stir in butter and vanilla and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
- Stir in baking soda until light and foamy. Pour onto cookie sheet and spread thin. Cool completely and break into pieces and serve.
Adapted from The Creative Bite.