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Cottage Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peg Glisson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 Cup Whole blanched almonds
3/4 Cup Filberts
3/4 Cup Broken pecans
3/4 Cup Walnuts

1 1/2 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Light corn syrup
1/2 Cup Butter/Margarine
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Teaspoon Orange extract

Directions:
Directions:
Place all of the nuts in an 8x8x2 inch baking pan.
Toast nuts in a 325° oven for 15 minutes, stirring twice.

Butter a baking sheet; set aside.

Butter a heavy 3 quart saucepan.
In the saucepan stir together the sugar, corn syrup, and butter or margarine.
Cook over medium heat to boiling, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
Cook over medium heat, without stirring, till mixture reaches 290 (soft crack stage).
Mixture should boil at a moderate, steady rate over entire surface.

Remove from heat; remove thermometer.

Stir in the vanilla and orange extract.
Stir in the warm nuts.

Immediately turn candy mixture out onto a warm, buttered baking sheet; spread evenly.
Cool completely.

Break the brittle into pieces. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
multiple
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20-25 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Peg's addition to the Christmas Candy traditions.

 

 

 

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