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Candied Hazelnut Brittle

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.