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Coconut Brittle

Yield about 1 pound


  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups grated coconut

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar, syrup, butter, and vinegar in a 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan. Uncover and cook, without stirring, until mixture reaches hard crack stage (300°).

  2. Remove from heat; stir in coconut. Spread mixture evenly in a buttered baking sheet. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.

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