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Roasted Peanut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Roasted peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), salted
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In 1 1/2 .quart casserole, combine sugar and syrup.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 3 minutes.
Add peanuts.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 4 to 5 minutes, until mixture is light brown, stirring every 2 minutes.
Add butter and vanilla; stir well.
Add baking soda and gently stir until light and foamy.
Pour mixture onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
Let cool 30 minutes to 1 hour.
When cool, break into small pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Peanut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2186 Calories from Fat 676

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g123.9%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g63.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 2464.8 mg102.7%

Total Carbohydrates 369 g123%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.3%

Sugars 253 g

Protein 26 g51.3%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 0.99%

Calcium 13% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Roasted Peanut Brittle Recipe