Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
11 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Store the brittle in an airtight container.

How to Make It

Step 1

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

Step 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.

Ratings & Reviews

Megfinn's Review

December 09, 2014
Very easy and quite tasty, but it doesn't make very much. I used lightly salted, roasted peanuts instead of the hazelnuts. I will try doubling it next time. Also, I used nonstick aluminum foil for easier preparation and clean up.