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Dixie Peanut Brittle (Microwave)
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Category: Desserts

Ingredients

For 1 Batch(es)

Peanut Brittle

1 1/2 cups raw shelled peanuts, skins on
1 cup sugar
1 tsp butter
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda

Dixie Peanut Brittle (Microwave) Directions

  1. Combine peanuts, sugar, syrup, and salt in a 2 -1/2 quart microwave safe container. 700 watt oven: Microwave 4 minutes on HIGH POWER; stir, microwave 4 minutes longer on HIGH POWER. Stir in butter and vanilla. Microwave 2 minutes longer on HIGH POWER. 1200 watt oven: Microwave 4 minutes on 60 PERCENT POWER; stir, microwave 4 minutes longer on 60 PERCENT POWER. Stir in butter and vanilla. Microwave 1 minute longer on 60 PERCENT POWER. ***Add baking soda and quickly stir until light and foamy. Immediately pour onto lightly greased baking sheet; spread to ¼ inch thickness. When cool, break into pieces. Store in airtight container. ***Note: Any cooking time adjustments necessary for lower or higher watt ovens must be made BEFORE adding baking soda.