Microwaved Peanut Brittle
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shelled peanuts||2 Cup (32 tbs), unroasted|
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 2-quart batter bowl.
MICROWAVE 18 to 20 MINUTES on HIGH, or until a small amount dropped in very cold water forms a soft ball (240°).
Stir in peanuts and salt.
MICROWAVE 7 to 9 MINUTES on HIGH, or until a small amount dropped in very cold water separates into hard, brittle threads (290°).
Immediately stir in butter and soda.
Spread evenly and thinly on large buttered cookie sheet.
Cool, lifting occasionally with spatula to prevent sticking.
Break into pieces when cool