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Spiced Peanut Brittle

½ teaspoon The Spice Hunter New Mexico Chile Pepper
1 teaspoon The Spice Hunter Vanilla Extract


Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
Combine peanuts, cayenne, and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.
Combine sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 4 minutes. Stir in peanut mixture. Return bowl to microwave and cook on high for 3 to 4 minutes. Make sure to watch it. Stir in butter and vanilla extract. Microwave on high for 1 minute more. 
Carefully stir in baking soda. Immediately pour the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Working quickly, spread it out into a thin layer with a spatula. Let cool at room temperature until completely hardened, 30 to 40 minutes, then break into pieces and serve. Can keep for up to 2 weeks in an air tight container