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Microwaved Peanut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shelled peanuts 2 Cup (32 tbs), unroasted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

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.
Mix well.
Spread evenly and thinly on large buttered cookie sheet.
Cool, lifting occasionally with spatula to prevent sticking.
Break into pieces when cool

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cookie

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