Peanut Brittle 1

Course : Candy
Serves: 1
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1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup raw peanuts -- cashews or almonds
1 teaspoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda

Preparation / Directions:

In large pyrex measuring cup stir corn syrup and sugar. Microwave on high 4 minutes. Add peanuts. Cook 4 minutes on medium. Have ready buttered cookie sheet. Remove peanut brittle from oven and add quickly the butter, vanilla and salt. Cook on high for 1 minute 15 seconds then add baking soda put through sieve. Stir just enough to blend. Work fast mixture will foam. Pour immediately onto buttered pan, spreading 1/4 inch thick. Cool 30 minutes and crack.


Nutritional Information:

1283 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (2% calories from fat); trace Protein; 327g Carbohydrate; 10mg Cholesterol; 2564mg Sodium

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