BIC: December-Holiday Treat

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Every time Heidi does that thing she does I think “I want to join in too!”  But it’s harder than it looks, this blogging and trying to keep life together thing.

This time I thought I’d post a very simple recipe.  That’ll work, right?

Microwave Peanut Brittle
(demonstrated at the Alaska State Fair, Palmer, September 2009)

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup white Karo syrup
1 cup roasted peanuts
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon butter
1 teaspoon baking soda

  1. Butter a cookie sheet well.
  2. Dump sugar and Karo syrup in a big microwave safe bowl; microwave on High for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add peanuts; microwave 4 minutes.
  4. Add vanilla and butter; microwave 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add baking soda and stir fast.  Pour into a buttered pan.  Let cool and break up.
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3 Responses to “BIC: December-Holiday Treat”

  1. sheila Says:

    I love peanut brittle! But…*sigh* I have a few root canals and no longer risk it. lol. Now tis’ but a dream.

  2. Kelli Says:

    That sounds SUPER yummy and very easy too!

  3. rhonda Says:

    Wow, sounds so easy and quick! I’ll have to give this a try. I love peanut brittle.


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