almond brittle dipped in chocolate

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By Sena Wilson
from Lake Jackson, TX

I always like to create new recipes. This one is an Almond Brittle instead of the usual Peanut Brittle. We really like almonds so this was prefect. Dipping in melted chocolate of your choice adds a special touch of flavor. It makes a wonderful gift for Christmas served up in a tin. Have fun and cook!

serves Approximately 1 lb.
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For almond brittle dipped in chocolate

  • 1 1/2 c
    almonds, chopped in halves
  • 1 c
    sugar, granulated
  • 1/2 c
    karo syrup
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 4 oz
    melted chocolate (almond bark, semi-sweet german chocolate, etc.)

How To Make almond brittle dipped in chocolate

  • 1
    Mix together in a 2-quart Pyrex bowl sugar, syrup and salt. Microwave 3 minutes at full power. Stir in almonds and microwave one minute. Stir and microwave 4 more minutes. Add butter, almond and vanilla extract and stir well. Cook another 2 minutes. Gently stir in soda until light and foamy; work quickly to pour into lightly greased cookie sheet. Cool. Break into small to medium pieces.
  • 2
    Melt your favorite chocolate such as almond bark, Semi-sweet German Chocolate (temper this one with a little butter), or dark chocolate pieces in a double boiler. Dip pieces of brittle into melted chocolate covering only half of each piece. Place on rack to dry. Store in tin.
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