If you’re craving some delicious, crunchy Peanut Brittle, you’ll love this Easy Peanut Brittle Recipe!
Who knew making candy in the microwave could be so simple, fun and DELICIOUS? If you’ve been wondering how to make peanut brittle, this Easy Peanut Brittle Recipe is for you!
This crispy, buttery golden treat made from candied roasted nuts is downright irresistible! Trust me… you won’t be able to have just one piece of this nostalgic old-fashioned treat!
And after you make it and break it into pieces, it makes such a pretty gift packaged in a mason jar or tin for neighbors, friends and coworkers! It truly is the perfect classic Christmas treat!
Plus, this really is one of the EASIEST recipes out there. No candy thermometer? No problem! This easy peanut brittle recipe without candy thermometer is as simple as can be!
So are you ready to make your tasty nut brittle? Here’s what you’ll need…
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Easy Peanut Brittle Recipe
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Easy Peanut Brittle Recipe!
- 1 1/4 cup Planter’s Dry Roasted Salted Peanuts
- 1 cup White Sugar
- ½ cup Karo Light Corn Syrup
- 1 tsp. Butter
- 1 tsp. Vanilla
- 1 tsp. Baking Soda
- Line medium-sized cookie sheet with parchment paper, then set aside.
- Measure out all ingredients and have them ready, as this is a fast-paced recipe that sets quickly. Get ready to go FAST!
- Your bowl will become hot, so have some hot pads or oven mitts handy!
- In large microwave safe bowl, stir together sugar and syrup.
- Microwave 4 minutes on High.
- Stir in peanuts.
- Microwave 4 minutes on High.
- Add butter and vanilla to mixture, stir well.
- Microwave 1 minute on High.
- Stir in baking soda until light and foamy.
- Quickly pour mixture onto parchment-lined cookie sheet, spread to desired thickness, then set aside.
- Immediately soak bowl in extra hot water to clean.
- Let cool for 1 hour or more.
- When cool, break into small pieces and ENJOY!
A BIG thanks to my sweet Aunt Shirley for sharing this fabulous recipe!
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