Microwave Pecan Brittle

Cathy Smith

By
@cathy127

A friend gave me some of this a few years ago for Christmas and I couldn't stop eating it. I thought it was the best thing I ever tasted, so I got the recipe from her and now I make it for gifts.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
pecans, halved
1 tsp
butter
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
white corn syrup
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
baking soda

MICROWAVE PECAN BRITTLE

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a microwave, cook or pecans, sugar, corn syrup for 4 minutes. Add a teaspoon of butter or margarine and a teaspoon of vanilla, stir and cook for 2 minutes more.
2
Remove and add a teaspoon of baking soda. Stir until light and foamy.
3
Pour into a greased cookie sheet, let cool one hour. Flip over and crack with back of a spoon into desired pieces.
4
Note: Be sure to use a microwave safe bowl. Be very careful not to get the hot mixture on you. You may have to adjust times according to your microwave.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy