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Gramp's Microwave Peanut Brittle

Gramp's Microwave Peanut Brittle

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 cup sugar
½ cup corn syrup, white (karo)
2 cups peanuts
1 tablespoon margarine
or butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt


Combine sugar and syrup in a quart microwave container and microwave on high for five minutes.

Remove from microwave and stir in peanuts.

Microwave on high for two minutes; stir and microwave for two minutes; stir and microwave for one minute.

Remove from microwave.

Stir in margarine, vanilla, salt and soda.

Pour onto a buttered cookie sheet and let cool.

When hardened, break into pieces.


* not incl. in nutrient facts



almost 12 years

This peanut brittle is not only good, it's easy to make.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 513g (18.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 254155% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 155g 239%
Saturated Fat 22g 109%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1046mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 83%
Dietary Fiber 25g 99%
Sugars g
Protein 151g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 27% Iron 74%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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