Microwave Nut OR Peanut Brittle
Times may vary by microwave.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 5 cups, approximately
As needed Mazola® No-Stick Canola or Butter Flavored Cooking Spray
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup roasted peanuts, cashews or mixed nuts
1 teaspoon butter OR margarine
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
Spray cookie sheet and metal spatula with cooking spray.
Combine sugar, corn syrup and salt in 2-quart microwaveable glass measuring cup or bowl; stir with a wooden spoon until mixed.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 7 to 8 minutes or until syrup is pale yellow. (CANDY SYRUP IS VERY HOT. HANDLE CAREFULLY; DO NOT TOUCH HOT MIXTURE.)
Stir in nuts. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned.
Immediately stir in butter, vanilla and baking soda until foamy.
Quickly pour onto prepared cookie sheet; spread evenly with spatula. Cool; break into pieces.
Store in tightly covered container.