Candied Hazelnut Brittle

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Candied Hazelnut BrittleRecipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Store the brittle in an airtight container.
11 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)


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Cooking spray
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons water
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/3 cup chopped roasted hazelnuts
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Line a baking sheet with foil; coat foil with cooking spray.

Combine sugar, water, and cream of tartar in a medium saucepan; stir to dissolve sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until mixture is golden brown (about 6 minutes), stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and stir in hazelnuts and vanilla. Spread mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely. Break into pieces.

Created date

November 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 58
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 2.1 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 9.7 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 0.5 mg
Calcium 4 mg