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Serve this salty-sweet treat alongside coffee or tea for dessert, and save any leftovers for snacking. Peanuts make a classic brittle, but you can substitute cashews or almonds instead.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2002
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Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 month.

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  • malibu1111
    26 DEC, 2008
    I'm confused!?!?! Are people commenting on this one, or something else?
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  • elisehannon
    26 DEC, 2008
    I agree! Did anyone make this as is?
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  • elisehannon
    26 DEC, 2008
    are you kidding? I was looking to see comments on this recipe and all I see are people asking for another one. Did anyone make the one printed here? GEEZ!!!
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  • anicra
    26 DEC, 2008
    mykele...also please send me the recipe! anicra@yahoo.com Thanks and happy holidays to you and yours! Can't wait to try your recipe. Thank you in advance!!
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  • purr1358
    26 DEC, 2008
    mykele...also please send me the recipe! purr1358@telus.net Thanks and happy holidays to you and yours from Calgary Alberta Canada!
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  • Carrol
    25 DEC, 2008
    Thanks mykele and Merry Christmas to you and yours from Mountain City, TN
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  • mykele
    24 DEC, 2008
    I was amazed at the number of requests. I can only fwd the recipe to your e-mail addresses. I don't know how to post the recipe on the website......probably not a welcome action from MWS group. It is Christmas eve and I need to knock off to finish wrapping. Notice to all with microwaves over 1300 wa tts to adjust cooking time a bit lower to prevent burning. Myke,,,,,,, Merry Christmas from Fort Collins Colorado
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  • jazzyl1954
    24 DEC, 2008
    The MW recipe is: Cook 1 C sugar, 1/2 C corn syrup and a pinch of salt for 2 minutes, uncovered, in a pyrex 2 QT bowl. Stir. Repeat cooking 2 minutes and stirring for 6minutes. Add peanuts. Cook two minutes. If the brittle is not light amber, cook another minute. Add 1 T butter, 1 t soda and 1 t vanilla. Stir until butter melts. Quickly pour onto buttered, heated cookie sheet and spread thinly. I use raw peanuts and add them from the start. For a treat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper.
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  • jbowan9250
    24 DEC, 2008
    mykele...also please send me the recipe! jbowan9250@aol.com Thanks and happy holidays to you and yours!
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  • sbravos
    24 DEC, 2008
    mykele would u send me the recipe too PLEASE? my email is s.bravos@comcast.net... Have a very happy holiday!
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