Saturday, December 1, 2012

Microwave Peanut Brittle
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. white corn syrup
Mix together in 1 1/2 quart casserole and microwave on high 4 minutes. Add: 1 c. roasted, salted peanuts You may use raw peanuts if you add 1/8 teaspoon salt to sugar mixture before cooking. After adding peanuts, microwave on high 3 to 5 minutes, until light brown.
   Now add:
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Blend well. Microwave on high 1 to 2 minutes more. Peanuts will be lightly brown and syrup very hot. Add:
1 tsp. baking soda
Stir until light and foamy. Pour mixture onto lightly greased cookie sheet, or buttered non-stick coated cookie sheet. Let cool, then break into small pieces and store in air-tight container. Makes about a pound.

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