Microwave Walnut Brittle

Microwave Walnut Brittle

"Looking for a snappy standout? This brittle is simple to make in the microwave. Plus, it'll bring on the compliments quickly."
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 20 servings

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  1. In a covered 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe glass dish, microwave the walnuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt on high for 4 minutes. Stir; cook 4 minutes longer. Stir in butter and vanilla. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Add baking soda; stir quickly until lightly foamy. Immediately pour onto a lightly buttered baking sheet; spread until very thin. When cool, break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.


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I used to have a stove top walnut brittle recipe but have lost it. I searched this site and couldn't find one, so I decided to try this one. What a disaster, my house smells like burnt sugar and...

This was good! I had to reduce the cooking times by half and it came out perfect!

This recipe turned out perfect. The walnuts are a tasty alternative to peanuts, and being able to use the microwave was great because my stovetop is completely full due to canning! I left the ...

Excellent recipe! My family went crazy! I had to cut the time back 1 minute for my microwave. This will remain a family Christmas staple. Thank you!!!

This is absolutely AMAZING, my family went nuts, they will never eat peanut brittle again !!

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