If the five-star rating didn’t convince you to make this peanut brittle, how about this: Our Sweet Peanut Brittle recipe only takes 5 minutes of prep time.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 Tbsp. butter
2 cups PLANTERS COCKTAIL Peanuts
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pkg. (4 oz.) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
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Let's Make It
Spray large baking sheet with cooking spray. Microwave sugar and corn syrup in large glass microwaveable bowl on HIGH 5 min. Stir in butter and peanuts. Microwave 3 to 4 min. or until pale golden brown. Stir in baking soda and vanilla. (Mixture will foam.) Spread onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely. Break into pieces.
Microwave chocolate in 1-cup glass measuring cup on HIGH 1 to 2 min. or until chocolate is melted when stirred. Add peanut butter; stir until melted. Dip half of each candy piece in chocolate mixture; scrape bottom against edge of cup to remove excess chocolate. Place on sheet of foil or waxed paper. Refrigerate 20 min. or until chocolate is firm.
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Use heavy oven mitts or potholders when removing bowl from microwave as candy mixture will be extremely hot. If available, use a 2-qt. glass measuring cup with handle as a large microwaveable bowl.
Hot/Sweet Peanut Brittle
Stir 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce into candy along with the vanilla.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
1-1/2 lb. or 16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.