Cinnamon Peanut Brittle

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


    1. In a 2-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup.
    2. Heat, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes; stir.
    3. Heat 2 1/4 minutes longer. Stir in peanuts, butter and cinnamon.
    4. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 20-30 seconds or until mixture turns a light amber color (mixture will be very hot).
    5. Quickly stir in baking soda and vanilla until light and foamy.
    6. Immediately pour onto a greased baking sheet and spread with a metal spatula.
    7. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until firm; break into small pieces.
    8. Store in an airtight container.

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