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Microwave Peanut Brittle

In this video, you’ll see how to make peanut brittle in the microwave. Simply mix salted peanuts into a sugary candy mixture, and then microwave. Spread the mixture on a baking sheet and allow it to cool before breaking it into pieces. It’s so quick and easy! The peanut brittle is ready in about 30 minutes. Watch the video, then get Joyce’s 5-star recipe for Microwave Peanut Brittle. This is a great recipe for food gifts and a must-make at Christmas time.

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  • Jodie

It works for me! I had to experiment with timing on my 1100 watt microwave. I cut the power to 8 and it worked. Sometimes it may turn brown, then I go to the next step. My friends love my peanut brittle, and now looking for cashew brittle and pecan brittle recipes.

  • veebeegee

The first thing you have to do is watch carefully as the mixture cooks in the microwave. The timing depends totally on the power of your microwave. If you see the mixture is turning brown, take it out and proceed to the next step. It might take a bit of practice, but once you get it right, you'll be happy you made the effort!

  • dee

someone should be prosecuted for putting this recipe on here. I followed this recipe exactly. my microwavable pyrex bowl broke in half as I was taking out of the microwave. it severly burned my legs and arms, destroyed my kitchen carpet, and my new microwave. WARNING:DO NOT TRY THIS . YOU COULD BE SEVERLY INJURED. not to mention costing you hundreds in replacing carpet and microwave