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Walnut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Light Or Dark)
  Diamond walnuts 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
Directions

In large heavy saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, water, butter and salt.
Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Cover and cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes.
Uncover and cook, without stirring, over medium heat until 300°F registers on candy thermometer (hard-crack stage).
Meanwhile, arrange walnuts in shallow pan and toast lightly in 300°F oven.
When candy reaches hard-crack stage, quickly stir in warm walnuts and baking soda.
Turn at once into buttered 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan and spread thin.
Let stand until cooled, then break into pieces.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday
Servings: 
2

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