Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

Submitted by Kim Parker

Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle


  • 1/2 cup white Karo syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda


  • Mix karo syrup and sugar. Microwave 3-4 minutes. Add 1 cup peanuts. Mix and microwave 3-5 minutes. Add butter and vanilla. Mix and microwave 1 minute. Add and mix baking soda immediately. Coat a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Spread onto a cookie sheet. Allow to cool, then break into pieces. Store in ziplock bag or tin. Great to give as a gift.