Spicy Nut Brittle

Tam D


A few years ago dietary changes dictated we were no longer allowed peanuts or corn. Since we love Christmas candy I had to come up with a replacement for peanut brittle. This recipe is the result, and what a happy consequence! Nut brittle all grown up. It's sneak attack is surprising and wonderful :)


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10 Min
10 Min


How to Make Spicy Nut Brittle


  1. Combine sugar and honey in a deep 2 qt. microwave-safe dish; I use a Corning Ware casserole dish.
  2. Cook on high 3 minutes. Stir. Cook 3 minutes more.
  3. Stir in butter and hot sauce.
  4. Stir in baking soda until light and foamy.
  5. Spread lightly onto baking sheet. Cool. Break into pieces.

  6. NOTE: Use any nuts, or combination, that you like.

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About Spicy Nut Brittle

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

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