Maple-Pecan Brittle Recipe -
Maple-Pecan Brittle Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Maple-Pecan Brittle

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"A unique twist on peanut brittle. I mixed the seasonal flavors of maple and pecans and it turned out beautifully. The brittle has a slightly buttery taste to it from the nuts and a warmth from the maple."

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Original recipe makes 36 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    55 mins


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray.
  2. Mix sugar, corn syrup, maple syrup, water, and salt together in a pot over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, 5 to 10 minutes. Fold pecans into sugar mixture.
  3. Place a candy thermometer in pecan mixture and turn heat up to medium-high. Gently stir mixture until it reaches 300 degrees F (150 degrees C), about 10 minutes.
  4. Quickly removing pot from heat and stir in margarine and baking soda until well mixed. Pour mixture onto the prepared baking sheet and spread out with a spatula. Allow to cool until hardened, about 30 minutes. Break into pieces.
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Nov 30, 2014

Sooo good! If you dont have a candy thermometer, you can fill a glass with cold water and drizzle a sample of the candy into it. If it hardens immediately, its ready to come off the heat :)

Sep 13, 2014

Somebody take my pulse! I think I have died & gone to heaven!I love maple candy & I love brittle, & this is the best brittle I have ever had! I wish I would of thought of this myself! I will never make regular brittle again! This Maple Brittle Rules & I can't wait to make it for Christmas this year & forever!


3 Ratings

Dec 24, 2013

This is the best brittle I've ever eaten.


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  • Calories
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 152 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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