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pistachio - cranberry brittle

(1 rating)
Recipe by
donna clark
salt lake city, UT

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

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For pistachio - cranberry brittle

  • 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.