Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Table of Contents and Sample Recipes

Microwave Cookies and Candy

Below the list of recipes contained in the Cookies and Candy chapter of Microwave Cooking for One, is one recipe for you to enjoy. Take some time and explore the other chapters. Once you've tried a few of the recipes, you'll want the entire collection!

  • Chocolate Cookies
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Gingersnaps
  • Ladyfingers
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Peanut Brittle

2 tbsp. light corn syrup

¼ cup sugar

2 pinches salt

1/3 cup (2 oz.) salted or unsalted peanuts

Place corn syrup in 2-cup liquid measure, scraping measuring spoon clean each time. Add sugar and salt. Mix well. Cook 1:15 minutes (_____) at 100% power. Add peanuts and mix thoroughly. Cook 1:15 minutes (_____) at 100% power.

1 tsp. butter

¼ tsp. vanilla

¼ tsp. baking soda

Add remaining ingredients. Stir quickly and thoroughly. Before brittle hardens, spread on buttered metal cookie sheet.* Let stand 5 minutes. Break into pieces and store in airtight jar.

*Do not use glass baking dish. Even tempered glass like Pyrex may break as candy hardens.

NOTE: Cooking times are for a 700-watt oven. For best results with this and any other microwave recipe, please be sure to go to the Timing Section of Microwaving Tips for a complete explanation of timing in the microwave.


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