5 Minute Sweet Peanut Brittle

1
Servings
10m
Prep Time
4-6m
Cook Time
14m
Ready In

Recipe: #3396

December 07, 2011



"To make HOT-sweet brittle, stir in 1 t. hot pepper sauce into candy along with vanilla. This recipe is done completely in the microwave. Note: microwave cooking varies, so check brittle to make sure it ddoesn't burn."

Original recipe yields 1 serving
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (671 g)
  • Calories 2865.8
  • Total Fat - 167.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 37.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.3 mg
  • Sodium - 1290.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 303.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 33.9 g
  • Sugars - 224.2 g
  • Protein - 78.4 g
  • Calcium - 231.7 mg
  • Iron - 8.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.9 mg

Step 1

Spray a large baking sheet or 10x15 inch baking pan with cookihng spray, set aside.

Step 2

Mix sugar and corn syrup in large microwaveable bowl until moistened.

Step 3

Microwave on high 5 minutes (I go 3-4 minutes). Caution, candy mixture gets very HOT.

Step 4

Stir in butter and peanuts and microwave an additional 3 minutes or until pale golden brown.

Step 5

Add baking soda and vanilla (mixture will foam so make sure you're using a large enough bowl).

Step 6

Immediately spread mix as thinly as possible onto prepared baking sheet.

Step 7

Cool completely and break into pieces.

Step 8

Microwave chocolate in 1 cup glass measuring cup on high 1-2 minutes, stirring until chocolate is completely melted.

Step 9

Stir in peanut butter until melted.

Step 10

Dip half of peanut brittle pieces halfway into chocolate mix, scraping back brittle against the edge of the cup to remove excess chocolate.

Step 11

Place on sheet of parchment paper. Refrigerate until chocolate is set, about 20 minutes.

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