Almond Brittle

February 11, 2021  Online Recipe Guide Avatar
Description This is the recipe I used to help earn my Girl Scout Cooking Badge.
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Generations – My Family Cookbook
1 C. sugar
1/2 C. light corn syrup
1/2 C. water
1/4 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. butter
1 C. whole unblanched almonds or peanuts
1 tsp. baking soda
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 insert candy thermometer, cook until mixture reaches soft crack stage. Remove from heat and add nuts. Place back on heat and cook until hard crack stage. Remove from heat and add baking soda. Mix well. Let foam settle just a little before spreading on a well-buttered cookie sheet.


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