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Mixed Nut Brittle

Looking for a delicious dessert recipe? Then check out these delicious nutty brittles - ready in just an hour!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
1
cup light corn syrup
1
cup water
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
2
cups mixed nuts*
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
teaspoon baking soda

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Steps

  • 1 Generously butter 2 cookie sheets. In large saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup and water. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Cook until candy thermometer reaches hard-crack stage (300°F.), stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in margarine and mixed nuts. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and soda. Pour onto buttered cookie sheets; spread as thin as possible. Cool 30 minutes or until competely cooled. Break brittle into pieces. Store in airtight container in cool dry place.
  • 1 Generously butter 2 cookie sheets. In large saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup and water. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Cook until candy thermometer reaches hard-crack stage (300°F.), stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in margarine and mixed nuts. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and soda. Pour onto buttered cookie sheets; spread as thin as possible. Cool 30 minutes or until competely cooled. Break brittle into pieces. Store in airtight container in cool dry place.

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*Brazil nuts and other large nuts can be cut in smaller pieces for a more uniform appearance.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Piece
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
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.