14 Carat Pecan-Cashew Brittle

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14 Carat Pecan-Cashew Brittle

14 Carat Pecan-Cashew Brittle

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon, corn syrup, microwave, pecans, sugar
Servings: 48

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  • In a greased 2-quart glass measure, microwave sugar, corn syrup and salt on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes until boiling. Cook 4 minutes.
  • Stir in nuts, butter, vanilla extract and cinnamon. Cook 2 minutes.
  • Immediately stir in baking soda until light and foamy.
  • Quickly pour onto small greased cookie sheet and spread.
  • Cool and break into pieces.
  • Makes 1 pound.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
14 Carat Pecan-Cashew Brittle
Serving Size
 
1 piece
Amount per Serving
Calories
56
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
32
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
17
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
5
mcg
1
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
4
mg
0
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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