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Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe

Description

Rich peanut brittle is quick and easy to prepare by using the microwave for all the cooking. No need for a candy thermometer!

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • 1 ½ cups peanuts, or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Spray a baking sheet and a wooden spoon with cooking spray.
  2. Mix sugar and corn syrup together in a microwaveable bowl safe for high temperatures.
  3. Heat sugar mixture in microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir peanuts and butter into sugar mixture. Heat in microwave until mixture becomes a caramel color, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Mix baking soda and vanilla extract into syrup until smooth and foam has dissipated. Spread candy onto the prepared baking sheet using the sprayed wooden spoon. Work quickly; candy hardens fast. Let stand until cool. Break into pieces to serve.

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Nutritional Information

Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 439.3
% Daily Value *
protein: 17 %
carbohydrates: 20 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 12 %
sugars:
fat: 31 %
saturated fat: 19 %
cholesterol: 2 %
vitamin a iu: 1 %
niacin equivalents: 49 %
vitamin b6: 6 %
vitamin c:
folate: 13 %
calcium: 2 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 23 %
potassium: 7 %
sodium: 22 %
thiamin: 16 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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percent of calories from protein:
percent of calories from sat fat:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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