Pistachio Brittle

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  1. Pistachio Brittle



  2. Here's a fun twist on traditional brittle. Pistachios not only add wonderful taste to the rich, buttery candy, but delicious texture. —Valonda Seward, Coarsegold, California


  3. 22 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + cooling


  4. Ingredients
  5. •1-1/4 cups Imperial Sugar® / Dixie Crystals® Granulated Sugar
  6. •1/3 cup water
  7. •1/3 cup light corn syrup
  8. •1 teaspoon salt
  9. •1/2 cup butter, cubed
  10. •2 cups pistachios, toasted
  11. •1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  12. •1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  13. Directions
  14. •Butter a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan, set aside. In a large saucepan,
  15. combine the sugar, water, corn syrup and salt. Cook over medium heat
  16. until a candy thermometer reads 240° (soft-ball stage).
  17. Carefully add butter and pistachios; cook and stir until mixture
  18. reaches 284° (soft-crack stage).

  19. •Remove from the heat; stir in baking soda and vanilla. Immediately
  20. pour into prepared pan. Spread to 1/4-in. thickness. Cool before
  21. breaking into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about
  22. 1-1/2 pounds.


  23. Nutrition Facts: 1 ounce equals 161 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.






  24. © Taste of Home
December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by dwanna and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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