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Prep Time:
3 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
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Microwave Peanut Brittle

Yummy and sweet.



  1. Mix with a spatula the peanuts, sugar, and syrup together in a large glass bowl.
  2. Microwave 4 minutes, mix, and microwave 4 minutes more.
  3. Add butter and vanilla and mix.
  4. Microwave 1 minute.
  5. Mix in baking powder.
  6. Quickly move mix on to a greased cookie sheet using the spatula and spread to one peanut thick.
  7. Cool completely, break into pieces and store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition summary:

There are 141 calories in 1 serving of Microwave Peanut Brittle.
Calorie break-down: 35% fat, 59% carbs, 6% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 51
Calories 141
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5.71g 9%
  Saturated Fat 1.183g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.58g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.888g  
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Potassium 71mg  
Total Carbohydrate 21.72g 7%
  Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
  Sugars 16.05g  
Protein 2.34g  
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 56% Iron 32%
of RDI*
(141 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (59%)
Fat (35%)
Protein (6%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories