Louise Spitzer's 9 Minute Microwave Brittle


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"This sounds too easy to be true! No candy thermometer?"

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Why I Love This Recipe

I have made peanut brittle for special occasions for many years, but never tried it in the microwave before, but this recipe is so simple it may become my new favorite method.


Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup peanuts or any nut you like
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 Tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon baking powder


Directions

use large glass bowl and wood or metal spoons (this gets really hot)

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup

mix well and microwave for 4 minutes

add and stir

1 cup peanuts or any nut you like

microwave for 3 minutes

add and stir

1 teaspoon vanilla
1 Tablespoon butter

microwave 2 minutes

add and stir

1 teaspoon baking powder

Be careful, it will foam, pour on to a buttered cookie sheet
cool. (I put them in the freezer) Crack and eat, won't last long


Pour onto a cookie sheet and allow to cool. Break apart when set.


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