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Almond Brittle

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almonds 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In 8-cup (2 L) measure, combine sugar, corn syrup, water and almonds; microwave at High, uncovered, for 13 minutes.
Microwave at High for 30 to 90 seconds longer or until hard-crack stage (candy thermometer registers 300°F/150°C), checking every 30 seconds.
Add butter, baking soda and vanilla; stir to mix.
Pour onto greased baking sheet and let cool.
Break into pieces and store in air-tight container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
13 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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