Sunday, January 15, 2012


Pecan Brittle

1 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons soda
1/2 cup water
1/4 stick butter
2 cups broken pecans

1. Cook syrup, sugar, and water until soft-ball stage.
2. Add nuts and cook until crack stage (300 degrees)
3. Remove from heat and add soda, salt and butter.
4. Pour on well-greased surface and stretch.
*I found these with the other saved recipes. I don't think we've tried it so I don't know how it'd turn out.

Easy Pecan Brittle

2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup water
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped pecans
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon baking soda

1. Lightly grease a baking sheet and set aside.

2. Combine sugar, light corn syrup, water and salt in a large, heavy skillet. Bring to a rolling boil over medium-high heat. Add chopped pecans; continue cooking until the syrup begins to turn brown. Remove from heat and stir in butter and baking soda.
3. Pour onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely before breaking into pieces.

Makes 16 servings.

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