Created by CoffeeB on December 7, 2011
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.