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Microwave Peanut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Raw peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  White corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine peanuts, sugar, syrup and salt in 2 quart casserole.
Microwave 7-8 minutes, stirring well after 4 minutes.
Stir in butter and vanilla, blend well, microwave 1-2 minutes.
Syrup will be very hot and the peanuts lightly browned.
Add baking soda, stir gently until light and foamy throughout.
Pour onto lightly buttered cookie sheet.
Let cool enough to handle, pull to thin out.
Let cool thoroughly before breaking into bite-size pieces.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2115 Calories from Fat 637

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.8%

Saturated Fat 12.5 g62.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 1888.7 mg78.7%

Total Carbohydrates 350 g116.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.6%

Sugars 249.5 g

Protein 38 g75.4%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 16.7% Iron 40.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe