My family loves peanut brittle and I make it often. This is the only way to go. Make it in the microwave! Turns out great every time and is so good. Makes a great Christmas gift, too. This recipe is adapted from a Sharp Carousel Microwave Cookbook that came with my very first microwave many years ago.1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup Dash of salt 1 to 1 1/2 cups shelled raw peanuts (Could use regular peanuts or pecans, too) 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla Spray a baking sheet generously. Combine sugar, corn syrup and salt in a 3 quart microwave bowl. Stir in peanuts and microwave on high until light brown. (About 9 to 10 minutes.) Microwaves vary so you will have to watch the timing. Stir twice while cooking.(This gets very hot, so be careful not to get burned and I use a glass casserole dish. Don’t use tupperware. It will melt.) Stir in remaining ingredients. Mixture should be light and foamy. Quickly spread as thin as possible on greased baking sheet. Let cool and break into pieces. Makes about 1 pound of peanut brittle. Enjoy! Don’t Forget to Pin! © The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder. Feel free to “share” with friends by clicking on the Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter buttons below. You can print by clicking the green square below with the picture of a printer inside the square.