Peanut Brittle

The peanut brittle is a sweet, hard candy made from accessible easy ingredients like roasted peanuts, pecans, cashews or any nuts of your choice.  This is an old-fashioned recipe that is a smooth, flat, and nutty flake of dessert. Its mixture is similar to toffee, and once it is cooled down from being cooked, it can be broken into smaller pieces of hard candies. This sweet recipe can last at room temperature for weeks.

Microwave Peanut Brittle


  • 1 cup or 2 sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup nut butter of your choice, crunchy nut butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, or vanilla beans
  • 3 1/2 cups sugar
  • Nuts of your choice

Cooking Equipment

  • Mixing bowl or a microwave-safe bowl
  • Spatula for mixing
  • Spoon for scooping
  • A flat surface to pour the melted mixture over such as a tray or a pan
  • Comfee Microwave Oven


  • Into the bowl, join in the unsalted butter and nut butter, and microwave the mixture for two minutes at a high temperature. Stir the melted mixture and microwave for another one minute on high settings.
  • Add the vanilla and sugar. If you are using vanilla beans, mix the beans into the mixture and stir for 1 minute then take out the beans afterward.
  • Continue to stir the mixture with a spatula or wooden spoon.
  • Pour the batter into a pan or on any flat surface. Make sure it is lined with parchment paper.
  • Refrigerate until cold.
  • Cut or break according to the size of your preference.

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