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Microwaved Peanut Brittle

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  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

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

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4204 Calories from Fat 1245

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 149 g228.5%

Saturated Fat 22.5 g112.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 2117.1 mg88.2%

Total Carbohydrates 709 g236.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99.3%

Sugars 502.5 g

Protein 75 g150.7%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 31.8% Iron 74.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwaved Peanut Brittle Recipe