Microwave Mixed-Nut Brittle

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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