February 2014

MICROWAVE PEANUT BRITTLE

 

1 CUP RAW SHELLED PEANUTS, SKIN ON

1 CUP GRANULATED SUGAR

½ CUP LIGHT CORN SYRUP

1 TEASPOON BAKING SODA, SIFTED

¼ TEASPOON SALT

1 TEASPOON VANILLA

1 TEASPOON BUTTER

IN A 2 QUART CLEAR GLASS DISH, COMBINE PEANUTS, SUGAR, SYRUP AND SALT.  COVER AND MICROWAVE ON HIGH FOR 4 MINUTES.  REMOVE, STIR, RECOVER AND MICROWAVE ON HIGH FOR 4 MINUTES.  ADD VANILLA AND BUTTER, RECOVER AND MICROWAVE ON HIGH FOR 2 MINUTES.  ADD SIFTED BAKING SODA, STIR SWIFTLY AND POUR ONTO GREASED COOKIE SHEET.  SPREAD THINLY, ALLOW TO COOL.  BREAK UP AND STORE IN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER.  MAKES ONE POUND.

 

COURTESY OF GEORGIA PEANUT COMMISSION