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Nut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Jackson Hartshorn
Added: Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup white syrup
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp. vinegar
2 cups raw nuts
2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. soda

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, syrup, water and vinegar and cook until it spins a thread. Add 2 cups of raw nuts and cook until light brown or 290 degrees on thermometer. Remove from heat and add butter, vanilla and soda. Mixture will bubble and foam. Stir in completely. Spread onto buttered cookie sheet to cool. Break into pieces when cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The only two nuts I have used to make this recipe are raw peanuts and raw cashews but I suppose any raw nut would work.

 

 

 

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