Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe Video


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Light corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Crushed peanuts1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 855 Calories from Fat 398

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g73%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg

Sodium 385.2 mg16%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.6%

Sugars 65.1 g

Protein 23 g46.5%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 9% Iron 22.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a microwave safe bowl, add corn syrup, and sugar. Mix well.
2. Put it in microwave on high for 4 minutes.
3. Drop crushed peanuts in it. Mix well.
4. Return it to the microwave for 4 minutes on high.
5. Throw butter, and vanilla in it. Mix to incorporate. Pop it into the microwave for 2 minutes on high.
6. Add baking soda and quickly mix it all in.
7. Grease a baking tray, and transfer mixture on it. Spread evenly, and place it in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes or until nice and cold.

8. Break into chunks and serve immediately.