Sweet Peanut Brittle
Sweet Peanut Brittle

Sweet Peanut Brittle

50 Min(s)
5 Min(s) Prep
45 Min(s) Cook
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16 servings
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
1
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.
2
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.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Trying to pace your eating at a party? Preview your choices and be selective instead of taking some of everything.
Tip 2
Caution
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.
Tip 3
Hot/Sweet Peanut Brittle
Stir 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce into candy along with the vanilla.
Nutrition
Calories
250
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
18%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 28g
10%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 22g
44%
Protein 6g
12%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
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.
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