Microwave Peanut Brittle
This is the easiest peanut brittle. Takes about 10 minutes. Turns out perfect!photo from here
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup salted peanuts
1 teaspoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
Butter a cookie sheet. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl and microwave on high 3 1/2 minutes. Stir in peanuts and microwave on high 3 1/2 minutes more, then stir in butter and vanilla and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
Stir in baking soda until light and foamy. Pour onto cookie sheet and spread thin. Cool completely and break into pieces and serve.
I found this recipe here on Allrecipes, but it is almost identical to a recipe that my friend has from her Grandma. It is super easy and delicious!