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Easy Peanut Brittle
1 cup white sugar
½ cup corn syrup
2 cups salted peanuts
1 teaspoon Griffin’s Vanilla Extract
1 tablespoon Hiland Butter
1 teaspoon baking soda
Spray a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
Combine corn syrup and sugar in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cook on high for 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts, and microwave on high an additional 3 ½ minutes. Stir in vanilla and butter, then microwave 1 ½ minutes.
Remove from microwave, and quickly stir in baking soda. Immediately pour mixture into pan. Let stand until hardened, about 30 minutes. Break peanut brittle into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Delicious served over ice cream.