Microwave Pecan Brittle

Ingredients:pecanbrittle

1 Cup Pecan’s or Raw Peanuts
1 Cup White Sugar
½ Cup White Corn Syrup 1/8 Teaspoon Salt (Only if using peanuts)
1 Tablespoon Butter or Margarine
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Vanilla

Directions:

Grease the bottom of a cookie sheet with butter or margarine

We use a large 6 cup glass measuring cup, with a handle, to cook the brittle in.

Add nuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt, to large measuring cup and stir. Cook 4 minutes on high then stir and cook an additional 1½ minutes on high.
Add butter, stir and cook 1 minute 40 seconds on high
Add baking soda and vanilla. Stir, very quickly, until foaming.
Pour onto a buttered cookie sheet
Cool completely, crack and store in an airtight container.

Notes:

All microwaves cook at different rates so you may need to experiment with the times, for your microwave, to reach the hard crack stage for pecan brittle.

Servings: 12 servings
Recipe Difficulty: Normal
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 4 minutes
Country: USA