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Chocolate Almond Brittle


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Ingredients

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.


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