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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 pound dark or milk chocolate confectionery coating


  • In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar, corn syrup.
  • Microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  • Stir in almonds; microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  • Add the butter and vanilla; microwave on high for 1-1/2 minutes.
  • Stir in baking soda.
  • As soon as the mixture foams, quickly pour onto a greased metal baking sheet.
  • Cool completely.
  • Break into 2-in. pieces.
  • Melt chocolate coating in a double boiler or microwave.
  • Dip one side of brittle in chocolate and place on waxed paper to harden.
  • Store in an airtight container.
  • Yield: about 1 pound.


Categories: Brittle  Candy 

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