Almond Brittle

Almond Brittle

Aleasha Wales Shelnutt

"Hubby's first-ever attempt at a from-scratch recipe was a huge success!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 204 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 66 mg
  • 3%

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. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat; add almonds, sugar, and syrup. Cook and stir the almonds until the mixture turns caramel in color, about 6 minutes.
  3. Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet in a thin layer. Cool until the mixture hardens and break into pieces to serve.

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I was looking for a buttery brittle like I had purchased at a craft fair. This is sooooo good. I made it exactly as written (except for using parchment paper instead of wax paper to line the c...

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Butter remained seperated from other ingredients the entire cooking process and when it finally all became one mixture it immediately burned.

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I was looking for a buttery brittle like I had purchased at a craft fair. This is sooooo good. I made it exactly as written (except for using parchment paper instead of wax paper to line the c...

Brilliant. I was looking for a butter brittle recipe and this hits the spot. I don't add the nuts to the pot until just before I pour. This can also be made with chocolate chips - just let the b...

Butter remained seperated from other ingredients the entire cooking process and when it finally all became one mixture it immediately burned.

Mine looked good but would not get hard.

to make it the best right at the end add a cup of coconut

Worked great, first time I made brittle. Will try it using other ingredients like Oregon roasted Hazel nuts & sea salt.

The butter separated and it never browned...

This tastes really good! I was a little loose with the recipe...and I used sliced almonds. When I mixed all the ingredients, it looked a little dense so I added about an extra ounce of corn sy...

The butter separated. It never came together.

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