You are here: Home » Recipes » Microwave Peanut Brittle Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 10 to 12 servings Whip up some delicious peanut brittle in no time with this recipe. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup raw peanuts1 cup sugar1/2 cup light corn syrup1/8 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon baking soda Instructions Combine peanuts, sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a 1-quart microwave-safe bowl with a handle and mix well. Microwave on High for 8 minutes, stirring halfway through the cooking time. Stir in the butter and vanilla. Microwave on High for 2 minutes. Add the baking soda and stir quickly until the mixture is light and foamy. Pour onto a lightly greased baking sheet immediately, spreading thinly. Let stand until set. Break into pieces and store in a tightly sealed container. Recipe reprinted with permission from Anne Grimes’ Dumplings ‘N More; Recollections & Recipes (Ayden, North Carolina, 2008).