Gram ma's Cookies - Page 24

Microwave Peanut Brittle

Power level - High
Time 8 - 11 minutes total
Remember when working with the mixture that it will be HOT!

  • 1 Cup granulated sugar, 1/2 cup corn syrup- In a 1 1/2 qt. casserole stir together and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  • 1 cup roasted, salted peanuts (walnuts or pecans but not almonds) - Stir in nuts and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes, until light brown.
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla, 1 Tsp. butter - Add butter and vanilla to mixture, blending well. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes. Nuts will be brown and very hot.
  • 1 Tsp. Baking soda - Add baking soda and gently stir quickly until light and foamy.
  • Pour onto a lightly greased, or vegetable oil sprayed cookie sheet. 
  • Let Cool for 1/2 to 1 hour and the break it into pieces.