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
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