Applewood Smoked Bacon Peanut Brittle

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Applewood Smoked Bacon Peanut Brittle
(adapted from Planter’s Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1-1/3 cups bacon seasoned peanuts
1/2 cup applewood-smoked bacon, cooked & chopped
1 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Microwave sugar and corn syrup in large microwaveable bowl on high for 5 minutes, stirring after 3. Stir in peanuts and bacon. Microwave for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Add butter and vanilla; stir until butter is completely melted. Microwave 1 more minute. Stir in baking soda. (Mixture will foam.)

Spread mixture onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Devour.

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'Applewood Smoked Bacon Peanut Brittle' have 2 comments

  1. October 4, 2012 @ 9:48 pm Val

    Sounds delightful!


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