Pecan or Cashew Brittle

By on January 10, 2012

coffee peanut brittle Pecan or Cashew Brittle

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pecan halves or cashews
  • 1 teaspoon margarine or butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Cooking Instructions

  1. In greased 2-quart glass measure, cook sugar, corn syrup, and salt on High 2 to 3 minutes until boiling.
  2. Cook 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in nuts, butter, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  4. Cook 2 minutes.
  5. Immediately, stir in baking soda until light and foamy.
  6. Quickly pour onto greased cookie sheet; spread.
  7. Cool; break into pieces. Makes 1 pound.