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This microwave pecan brittle recipe makes preparing this classic candy super simple.

Janie Proffitt Flippo, Roanoke, Virginia
Recipe by Southern Living November 1997

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Credit: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill

Recipe Summary

Yield:
3/4 pound
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe bowl, stirring well.

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  • Microwave at HIGH 4 minutes; stir in pecans. Microwave at HIGH 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in butter and vanilla; microwave 1 minute. Stir in soda until foamy.

  • Pour mixture onto a lightly greased baking sheet; cool on pan on a wire rack. Break into pieces, and store in an airtight container.

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