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Molasses Butter Brittle

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Molasses Butter Brittle has unique taste. The Vanilla with molasses gives the Molasses Butter Brittle a prefect taste.
Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine the sugar, butter, molasses, and water in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
Mix well and set over low heat; stir until sugar is dissolved.
Increase heat and bring mixture to boiling.
Wash crystals from sides of pan.
Set candy thermometer in place.
Cook, stirring constantly, to 300°F (hard-crack stage).
Remove from heat and remove thermometer.
Stir in vanilla extract.
Pour syrup into a buttered 8-inch square pan; do not scrape saucepan.
Before candy cools, mark quickly into squares with a sharp knife; set aside to cool.
When hard, break candy into pieces.
Store in tightly covered container in a cool dry place.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1832 Calories from Fat 803

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g140.5%

Saturated Fat 57.8 g289%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 43.8 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 263 g87.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 247 g

Protein 0.96 g1.9%

Vitamin A 56.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 20.2% Iron 22.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Molasses Butter Brittle Recipe