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Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle with Chocolate

Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle with Chocolate – today for recipe #7 I’ll be sharing how to make an easy peanut brittle in microwave. YEP that’s right you’ll only need a microwave and about 15 minutes to make this. Delicious brittle with chocolate peanuts and honey.

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Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle with Chocolate

If you love chocolate you’ll love this brittle recipe! Chocolate is my weakness so I couldn’t help but add it in for a rich smooth flavor after that perfect toffee crunch. 

Peanut Brittle ingredients

What You’ll Need to make Microwave Brittle:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 cup roasted peanuts (or your choice of nuts) 
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 8 oz chocolate semi-sweet 

Sugar & honey

How to Make Peanut Brittle in the Microwave

Step 1: Combine sugar and honey microwave safe bowl. Microwave for about 5 minutes. Through out the 5 minutes in the microwave keep a watchful eye on the on mixture as it can start to puff and you need to stir and continue microwaving. After add peanuts and microwave for 4 more minutes.

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Some Microwaves are different and might cook the candy faster. You’ll know the mixture is ready once it reaches 300F degrees ( the hard crack stage).

how to make peanut brittle in the microwave

Quickly stir in the butter, vanilla and baking soda until the candy mixture become light and fluffy. 

easy microwave peanut brittle

Step 2: After, using a brownie pan add parchment paper and spray oil so brittle doesn’t stick to the paper, pour brittle mixture in. Spread the mixture using spatula. 

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Step 3: Melt the chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute in 30 second intervals, stirring between.

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Then spread it over the brittle and sprinkle chopped peanuts over the top.  Let cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or until hard. Break it up and serve.  

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For storage. Stack in airtight container with waxed paper in between the layer. 

best microwave peanut brittle recipe ever

Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope this recipe inspires you to give this microwave brittle a try.  You can add macadamia nuts, almonds, or even walnuts. I love how versatile and easy this is to make! 

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Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle with Chocolate

Chocolate Peanut Microwave Brittle

Love Keil
Delicious Microwave Brittle with chocolate peanuts and honey.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 620 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • First, combine sugar and honey microwave safe bowl. Microwave for about 5 minutes. Through out the 5 minutes in the microwave keep a watchful eye on the on mixture as it can start to puff and you need to stop and stir and continue microwaving. After add peanuts and microwave for 4 more minutes.You’ll know the mixture is ready once it reaches 300 degrees (the hard crack stage).
  • Quickly stir in the butter, vanilla and baking soda until the candy mixture become light and fluffy. 
  • After, using a brownie pan add parchment paper and spray oil so brittle doesn't stick to the paper, pour brittle mixture in. Spread the mixture using spatula. 
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute in 30 second intervals, stirring between. Then spread it over the brittle and sprinkle chopped peanuts over the top. 
  • Let cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or until hard. Break it up and serve. Enjoy!

Notes

When YOU make this Peanut Brittle Recipe, take a picture & tag your Food Creation on Instagram using @MunchkinTimeBlog  & hashtag #munchkintimeblog, we would love to see your creation!

Nutrition

Calories: 620kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 12gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 362mgPotassium: 468mgFiber: 6gSugar: 68gVitamin A: 73IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 3mg
Keyword brittle, dessert, peanut
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