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Cinnamon Peanut Brittle

Course: Candy & Confections

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 2 Cups Salted Peanuts
  • 1 Teaspoon Butter Not Margarine
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla

Instructions

  • In a 2-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup. Heat, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes; stir. Heat 2 1/4 minutes longer.
  • Stir in peanuts, butter and cinnamon. Microwave, uncovered on high for 20-30 seconds or until mixture turns a light amber color (mixture will be very hot).
  • Quickly stir in baking soda and vanilla until light and foamy. Immediately pour onto a well-greased baking sheet and spread with forks.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until firm; break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container. Makes 1 1/4 pounds.

Notes

Note: This recipe tested on a 1,100 watt microwave.