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Roasted Peanut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsalted dry roasted peanuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1 Teaspoon (or margarine)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Generously grease large baking sheet; set aside.
Combine sugar and corn syrup in 2-quart glass measure.
Cook on HI, 4 minutes.
Stir in peanuts with wooden spoon and cook on HI, 4 minutes.
Stir in butter and vanilla and cook on HI, 2 minutes.
Add baking soda; stir until mixture is light and foamy.
Pour onto prepared baking sheet.
Spread quickly to edges, using back of wooden spoon.
As candy cools, stretch to a thin sheet, using palms of hands.
Cool completely before breaking into pieces.
Store in airtight container in cool place

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3038 Calories from Fat 1375

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g228.1%

Saturated Fat 23.2 g115.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 1620.2 mg67.5%

Total Carbohydrates 378 g125.9%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.4%

Sugars 254 g

Protein 82 g164.9%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 23.9% Iron 60.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Roasted Peanut Brittle Recipe