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Munching Peanut Brittle

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

MAKING
1. In a medium (1 ½ -quart) microwave dish, combine sugar and syrup
2. Place dish in the microwave and cook for 4 minutes, stirring once.
3. Stir in peanuts and continue cooking for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until mixture is golden and bubbly
4. Blend in butter and vanilla to syrup
5. Cook for another 2 minutes until peanuts are browned and syrup boiling.
6. Stir baking soda quickly into the mixture to make it light and foamy.
7. Immediately pour mixture onto a non-stick cookie sheet or a grease tray.
8. Allow brittle to cool for almost 1 hour until set
9. Break into small uneven pieces
10. Store in wax paper lined airtight container.

SERVING
11. Serve in a candy bowl lined with wax paper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 360 Calories from Fat 119

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.8%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.8 mg0.6%

Sodium 370.5 mg15.4%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.6%

Sugars 41.5 g

Protein 4 g8.1%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 0.2%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Munching Peanut Brittle Recipe