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Peanut Butter Peanut Brittle

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  • Yield: 4 to 5 cups
  • Prep Time:  15 minutes


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts cashews or mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup creamy OR chunky peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda


  • Spray cookie sheet and metal spatula with cooking spray.
  • Stir sugar, corn syrup and salt with wooden spoon in a 2-quart microwave-ssafe glass bowl until mixed.
  • Microwave on HIGH (100%) 7 to 8 minutes or until syrup is pale yellow. CANDY SYRUP WILL BE VERY HOT. HANDLE CAREFULLY; DO NOT TOUCH HOT MIXTURE.
  • Stir in nuts and peanut butter. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes until nuts are lightly browned. Immediately stir in vanilla and baking soda until foamy
  • Quickly pour onto prepared cookie sheet; spread evenly with spatula. Cool. Break in pieces and store in airtight container.

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