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Peanut Brittle Recipe

Peanut Brittle is a hard, crunchy caramelized candy filled with peanuts. Classically made around the holidays. Make it in the Microwave this year without any hassle!
Course candy, Dessert
Keyword peanut brittle
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 241.99kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup raw spanish peanuts


  • In a large micsrowave safe bowl, mix together the corn syrup and sugar.
  • Microwave the corn syrup and granulated sugar for 4 minutes.
  • Stir and add in the butter and peanuts. Microwave for an additional 4 minute.
  • Quickly Stir in the vanilla and baking soda.
  • Pour onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet or a silicone baking mat. Cool completely before breaking.


Calories: 241.99kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.86g | Protein: 4.35g | Fat: 11.94g | Saturated Fat: 3.06g | Cholesterol: 7.53mg | Sodium: 176.27mg | Potassium: 120.08mg | Fiber: 1.46g | Sugar: 29.66g | Vitamin A: 87.47IU | Calcium: 12.63mg | Iron: 0.41mg