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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons butter flavoring
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces


  • Combine sugar, corn syrup, water, salt, and butter in a large pan. cook stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
  • Cover pan one minute to slide sugar crystals from side of pan.
  • Uncover pan and insert candy thermometer, cook until mixture reaches soft crack stage (270-290 degrees).
  • Remove from heat and add nuts.
  • Place back on heat and cook until hard crack stage (300-310 degrees).
  • Remove from heat an add baking soda. Mix well. Let foam settle just a little before spreading on a well buttered cookie sheet.


Categories: Brittle  Candy 

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