Texas Peanut Brittle
Tiny bubbles are caught in this lighter version of classic peanut brittle.
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup raw peanuts
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
- In a microwave-safe dish, stir together sugar, peanuts, corn syrup and salt; mix well. Microwave on high for 6 to 9 minutes or until light brown.
- Add butter and vanilla, stirring well. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
- Add baking soda and gently stir until light and foamy.
- Pour into a buttered baking sheet that has sides. Let cool then break into pieces.
Makes about 1 1/2 dozen pieces.