Aloha Brittle Recipe

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Aloha Brittle

Debra Schweikert

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@Schweik

This is pretty addictive stuff.


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Rating:

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
light karo
1 jar(s)
macadamia nuts (3 1/4 oz.)
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 tsp
butter
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
water
2 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
On a greased baking pan, sprinkle the coconut in a 12" circle.
2
In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar and the Karo. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until a candy thermometer reads 240 degrees (soft ball stage).
3
Stir in the macadamia nuts, pecans, and butter. Cook and stir until the mixture reads 300 degrees (hard crack stage).
4
In a small measuring cup, stir together the baking soda, water and vanilla.
5
Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in baking soda mixture.
6
Pour quickly over the coconut; cool for 30 minutes.
7
Lift the edges to loosen and then break into pieces.
8
Store in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Hashtag: #coconut