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Benne Brittle

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  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon (For Coating The Baking Pan)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Toasted sesame seeds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Completely coat an 8 inch square baking pan with the vegetable oil.
In a heavy saucepan melt the sugar over low heat, stirring, until it is clear and amber colored.
Off the heat, stir in the vanilla and sesame seeds.
Transfer the mixture to the baking pan, press it into an even layer with the back of an oiled tablespoon, and score it with an oiled knife into 1 to 2 inch squares.
When the candy has hardened, invert it onto a work surface and break it where scored into squares.
Store in an airtight container.
Let sit for at least 1 week before eating.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1161 Calories from Fat 421

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.9%

Saturated Fat 7 g34.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10.5 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 174 g58.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.1 g52.5%

Sugars 150.2 g

Protein 16 g31.8%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 92.9% Iron 77%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Benne Brittle Recipe