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Dixie Peanut Brittle

Dixie Peanut Brittle

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups raw shelled peanuts, skins on
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  1. Combine peanuts, sugar, syrup and salt in a 2 -1/2 quart microwave safe container.
  2. For a 700 watt oven: Microwave 4 minutes on HIGH; stir, microwave 4 minutes longer on HIGH POWER.
  3. Stir in butter and vanilla extract. Microwave 2 minutes longer on HIGH.
  4. For a 1200 watt oven: Microwave 4 minutes on 60% power; stir, microwave 4 minutes longer on 60% power.
  5. Stir in butter and vanilla extract. Microwave 1 minute longer on 60% power.
  6. Add baking soda and quickly stir until light and foamy.
  7. Immediately pour onto lightly greased baking sheet; spread to 1/4 inch thickness.
  8. When cool, break into pieces.
  9. Store in airtight container.

Servings: 8 | Prep Time: 5 Min | Cook Time: 10 Min

Any cooking time adjustments necessary for lower or higher watt ovens must be made BEFORE adding baking soda.

Recipe and photo credit: Virginia-Carolina Peanut Promotions


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