Microwave Mixed-Nut Brittle

Want an easy to make dessert recipe? Then try these nutty candies ready in 45 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 15
 

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1
cup mixed nuts
1
teaspoon butter or margarine
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
teaspoon baking soda

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  • 1 MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Line cookie sheet with foil; lightly butter foil. In 8-cup microwave-safe measuring cup or medium microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.
  • 2 Stir mixture. Add nuts; blend well. Microwave on HIGH for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes or until mixture is very light brown.
  • 3 Stir in butter and vanilla. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  • 4 Add baking soda; stir quickly to blend. Pour immediately onto buttered foil-lined cookie sheet, spreading mixture quickly with wooden spoon. Cool 30 minutes. Break into pieces; store in airtight container.
  • 1 MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Line cookie sheet with foil; lightly butter foil. In 8-cup microwave-safe measuring cup or medium microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.
  • 2 Stir mixture. Add nuts; blend well. Microwave on HIGH for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes or until mixture is very light brown.
  • 3 Stir in butter and vanilla. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  • 4 Add baking soda; stir quickly to blend. Pour immediately onto buttered foil-lined cookie sheet, spreading mixture quickly with wooden spoon. Cool 30 minutes. Break into pieces; store in airtight container.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Piece
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.