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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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