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Nut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), packed
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Soft butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pecans/Walnuts / peanuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), coarsely chopped
Directions

1. Boil the sugars, syrup, water and salt together until a little of the mixture turns very brittle in cold water (300° F. on a candy thermometer). Stir the mixture only until the sugar is dissolved.
2. Add the butter and soda, stirring only until mixed. Add nuts and pour at once onto a greased heatproof surface. Smooth out and mark into squares or stretch the candy into a thin sheet. Loosen from sheet before it cools and hardens and break into squares or rough pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4535 Calories from Fat 1582

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287.3%

Saturated Fat 41.2 g206%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 122 mg40.7%

Sodium 525.2 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 758 g252.7%

Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.9%

Sugars 653.1 g

Protein 18 g36.7%

Vitamin A 30.5% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 17.6% Iron 27.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Nut Brittle Recipe