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Microwave Walnut Brittle

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Ingredients
  Chopped walnuts/Black walnuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (No Substitutes)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In a covered 1-1/2-qt microwave-safe glass dish, microwave the walnuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt on high for 4 minutes.
Stir; cook 4 minutes longer.
Stir in butter and vanilla.
Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Add baking soda; stir quickly until light and foamy.
Immediately drop by spoon onto a lightly buttered baking sheet.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Candy
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2930 Calories from Fat 1429

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 160 g246.1%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 2444.8 mg101.9%

Total Carbohydrates 355 g118.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.1%

Sugars 246.1 g

Protein 39 g77.9%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 18.4% Iron 43.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Microwave Walnut Brittle Recipe