Holiday Recipes

Microwave Peanut Brittle

1 cup raw peanuts

1 cup sugar 

1/2 cup white syrup 

1/8 tsp salt 

Mix together in 4-cup glass measure and cook 7-8 minutes in microwave. (Stir once - use wooden spoon). Add 1 tsp butter and 1 tsp vanilla and stir - cook 1-2 minutes.  Add 1 tsp baking soda.  Stir until foamy.  Immediately pour onto greased cookie sheet.  Let cool 30 minutes and break into pieces. 

Caution - mixture will be very hot. 

May use cashews instead of peanuts.