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Microwave Dixie Peanut Brittle

This Dixie style peanut brittle is delicious, and easily made right in your microwave.


1 1/2 c Raw, shelled peanuts; skin on
1 c Sugar
1/2 c Light corn syrup
1/8 ts Salt
1 ts Butter
1 ts Vanilla
1 ts Baking soda


In a 1 1/2-qt. casserole stir together peanuts, sugar, syrup, and salt.

Cook 8 minutes on high in microwave oven, stirring well after 4 minutes. Stir in butter and vanilla.

Microwave 2 minutes longer on high. Add baking soda and quickly stir until light and foamy.

Immediately pour onto lightly greased baking sheet; spread out very thin.

When cool break into small pieces. Store in airtight container.

Makes about 1 pound.

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