Peanut Brittle (microwave)

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Ready Time: 20 Min
  • Servings: 16 servings
Yield: 1 pound of candy


  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup peanuts raw
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar


    1. Butter a baking sheet; set aside.
    2. In a 3-quart microwave-safe glass dish, combine sugar, corn syrup and salt; stir in peanuts. Cook in microwave oven on High for 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture is light brown, stirring twice during cooking.
    3. Remove from microwave oven and stir in butter or margarine, baking soda and vanilla; mix until light and foamy. Quickly pour mixture onto prepared baking sheet, spreading as thin as possible.
    4. When cool, break into pieces.
Nutritional Information
Peanut Brittle (microwave)

Servings Per Recipe: 16 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 150

  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Total Carbs: 20g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4g


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