I modified the microwave peanut brittle found on this site to suit my in-laws preference for pecan brittle.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 /2 pound batch
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and corn syrup in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in a microwave at 70%, or 700W, power for 4 minutes. Remove and stir. Microwave again at 70% power for 4 minutes. Add pecans, butter, and vanilla extract.

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  • Microwave at 100%, or 1000W, power for 3 minutes. Add baking soda and stir until frothy.

  • Pour out onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet and let cool for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

349 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 43.9g; fat 20.4g; cholesterol 11.4mg; sodium 200.8mg. Full Nutrition
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