Microwave Pecan Brittle

Microwave Pecan Brittle

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"The pecans give this brittle a whole new flavor. I am begged for this recipe all of the time. I hope all enjoy."
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Ingredients

49 m servings 217 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 173 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Butter a baking sheet.
  2. Combine pecans, sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a glass 4-cup measuring cup.
  3. Heat in microwave for 3 1/2 minutes; stir and heat for 3 1/2 more minutes. Stir butter into pecan mixture and heat in microwave for 2 more minutes.
  4. Stir baking soda and vanilla extract into pecan mixture until foamy; pour onto the prepared baking sheet. Allow to cool completely before breaking brittle into pieces. Store in an airtight container.

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So easy! I didn't have a big enough measuring cup so I just used a glass , microwaveable dish. I didn't cook mine the entire 3.5 minutes on the second round because the pecans were trying to sco...

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This recipe has all the right ingredients and was easy to make but if you follow the directions as given your brittle will burn. Perhaps this was meant to be used with a low wattage microwave, M...

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So easy! I didn't have a big enough measuring cup so I just used a glass , microwaveable dish. I didn't cook mine the entire 3.5 minutes on the second round because the pecans were trying to sco...

Just wanted everyone to know that I'm the one who posted this recipe. I make this all the time and have made it on several different microwaves that have varied in wattage. I'm sorry that your...

Ingredients are spot on. Changed the cooking time to reflect larger microwave. I have a 1200 watt 1.2 cu ft Panasonic inverter microwave. Cooked the sugar and syrup 3 minutes on high. Added ...

I just made this recipe, and the first batch literally set my smoke alarm off--a burned up mess! [My microwave is a Samsung 1.65kW, which I assume is 1650 watts.] I tried it a second time, and...

This recipe has all the right ingredients and was easy to make but if you follow the directions as given your brittle will burn. Perhaps this was meant to be used with a low wattage microwave, M...

I have used this recipe for years. I have found that you need a microwave that is 900 to 1100 watts. To low and it want set, to high and will burn. You can go on line and find a conversion chart...

BEWARE. This is addictive. Wonderful and easy to make.

good but add i cup coconut at the end and wow

This is an excellent recipe and works just as well with peanuts as it does with pecans. I have been using this recipe for years, it's a special gift for friends at Christmas, along with my Chri...

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