Peanut Butter Peanut Brittle

Mazola No Stick® Cooking Spray
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup roasted peanuts, cashews or mixed nuts
1/2 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

Spray cookie sheet and metal spatula with cooking spray.

In 2-quart microwavable glass measuring cup or bowl, stir sugar, corn syrup and salt with wooden spoon until mixed.

Microwave on High (100%) 7 to 8 minutes or until syrup is pale yellow, and temperature reaches 275° (soft crack stage) on a candy thermometer. Candy syrup is very hot. Handle carefully; do not touch hot mixture.

Stir in nuts and peanut butter. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes or until temperature reaches 295° (hard crack stage) on a candy thermometer and nuts are lightly browned.

Immediately stir in baking soda until foamy. Quickly pour on to prepared cookie sheet; spread evenly with spatula. Cool. Break in pieces.

Store in tightly covered container.

Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft Countertop Microwave Oven

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