Microwave Peanut Brittle

My daughter and I made microwave peanut brittle recipe over the weekend using a recipe from  allrecipes.com and it was delicious!  I never knew you could make peanut brittle in the microwave.  If you are planning on baking cookies or making candy this weekend you will definitely want to add this easy peasy recipe to your list.


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Butter a cookie sheet. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl and microwave on high 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts and microwave on high 3 1/2 minutes more, then stir in butter and vanilla and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
  2. Stir in baking soda until light and foamy. Pour onto cookie sheet and spread thin. Cool completely and break into pieces and serve.

Meal Type: Desserts, Christmas, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Meatless
Categories: Cookies and Treats

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