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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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  • angry person

this is the worst thing ever it ruined all of my dishes because when i cooked the peanuts in it turned brown never try this!

  • Debbie Showers

I make his and it burnt. I followed the recipe and even cut back on the cook time. 30 seconds off 2nd and 3rd cook times. All is lost. My microwave must be hotter?????

  • 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!