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Mixed Nut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Country Woman

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tsps. plus 3 tbsps. butter (no substitutes)
1 cups sugar
1 cup water
1 cup light corn syrup
1 - 10oz. can mixed nuts
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsps. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Grease a baking sheet with 1 tsps. butter; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, water and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat until candy thermometer reads 270F (soft crack stage), stirring occasionally. Add nuts; cook and stir until the mixture reaches 300F (hard crack stage). Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and remaining butter. Add baking soda and stir vigorously. Quickly pour onto prepared baking sheet. Spread with a buttered metal spatula to " thickness. Cool before breaking into pieces.

 

 

 

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