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Royal Brittle

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Pinch
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Broken walnuts and almond halves 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Combined)
Directions

Combine the sugars, corn syrup, vinegar, and water in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
Continue to cook, without stirring, to 300°, or the hard-crack stage.
Remove from the heat.
Add the salt, baking soda, butter, and nuts.
Stir only enough to mix.
Turn out onto a buttered cookie sheet (do not scrape the pan).
Spread thinly with a buttered spatula.
Loosen the candy while still warm.
Break into irregular pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Candy
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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