Pecan Brittle (easy microwave recipe)

5:44 AM

Ready to eat in just 20-30 minutes!

1  cup chopped pecans
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda


1.spray a baking sheet with cooking spray, and set aside. In a glass bowl, combine nuts, sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Cook in microwave for 5 to 6 minutes on High (700 W); mixture should be bubbly and peanuts browned. Stir in butter and vanilla; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer.

2.Quickly stir in baking soda, just until mixture is foamy. Pour immediately onto greased baking sheet. Let cool 15 minutes, or until set. Break into pieces, and store in an airtight container.

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  1. just 20 to 30 minutes??? I know what I'll be doing later today. Of course mine won't look as cute as yours do in your crafty little containers and all.

    I love your blog, I really do, I get all inspired when I come by. Thought I was a follower before, guess not, but I am now!

    Thanks for being a wonderful part of my SITS day, it means the world to me!

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinner?

  2. My mom makes some of the best peanut brittle, and I just can't wait to tell her about this!!! Thanks!

  3. What? you can make peanut brittle in the microwave? i love you :)

  4. Amasing and look delicious ill be making these this weekend for my 2 little devils - THANKYOU again for another fantastic post xx

  5. I'm trying this tonight! Awesomeness made in the microwave! I'm totally into it! Although I love baking and find it a breeze, I'm always open to a breezy recipe like this.

    Found you through Sits. Love what you have here. You have a new follower ;)

  6. You are kidding me! This can be made in the microwave? That's what I call a stroke of brilliance.

  7. WOW! Now if only I can get some pecans here! LOL.
    Happy SITS Sunday :)

  8. ok. this sounds really good. and. it also sounds like something i'm going to try.

    thanks for the recipe!

  9. This looks SO good! I can't wait to try and make it myself!

    Stoppin' by from SITS!

  10. This sounds delicious! Thanks for posting a comment on my blog so I could find you. Great ideas and posts! Plus, LOVE the digiscrap kits. Thanks!!


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