Johna's Microwave Peanut Brittle

Course : Candy
Serves: 1 pound
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1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup roasted salted peanuts or pecans -- cashews or almonds
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda

Preparation / Directions:

1. Combine corn syrup and sugar in 1 1/2-quart round glass microwave baking dish; stir until well blended. 2. Microwave on High 4 minutes. 3. Stir in nuts; microwave on High 3 to 5 minutes until light brown. 4. Stir in butter and vanilla, blending well; microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes. 5. Add baking soda and stir gently until light and foamy. 6. Quickly pour onto lightly greased baking sheet; cool. 7. Break into small pieces; store in airtight container. NOTE: For clear caramel-type brittle, omit baking soda.

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