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Microwave Peanut Brittle

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1 cup sugar

1 1/2 cups salted, dry-roasted peanuts

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon baking soda

In a microwavable 2-quart dish, combine corn syrup and sugar and blend well. Cook in microwave on high for 4 minutes. Stir in nuts and salt. Return to microwave and cook on high 4 more minutes. Add butter and vanilla and blend well. Cook for 1 1/2 minutes on high. Remove from microwave and stir in baking soda until mixture is light and foamy. Pour onto a lightly greased cookie sheet and spread thin. Cool completely and break into about 36 pieces.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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