Pistachio - Cranberry Brittle

Pistachio - Cranberry  Brittle Recipe

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donna clark


This is one of the beat microwave candy to make. It's nutty, and crunchy and makes good gifts for frinds, or family.


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makes abour 2 pounds
5 Min
15 Min


  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 c
    pistachio's toasted
  • 1 c
    sweetened drie cranberries
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Pistachio - Cranberry Brittle


  1. Stir together sugar and corn syrup in a large microwave safe bowl. cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  2. uncover and microwave on high for 7-8 minutes more or until mixture is light golden brown. stir in pistachio and cranberries, microwave on high for 1 minute, or just until mixture returns to a boil.
  3. using oven mits remove bowl from microwave, QUICKLY stir in butter, soda, and vanilla. ( candy will foam )
  4. quickly pour candy mixture onto a well buttered baking sheet, or pan covered with parchment paper, spreding the candy to the edges of the pan , using a buttered metal spoon or spatulas. cool completely, break candy into pieces and store in an airtight contaier.

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About Pistachio - Cranberry Brittle

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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