Almond Brittle Dipped in Chocolate
1 1/2 calmonds, chopped in halves
1 csugar, granulated
1/2 ckaro syrup
1 tspalmond extract
1/2 tspvanilla extract
2 tspbaking soda
4 ozmelted chocolate (almond bark, semi-sweet german chocolate, etc.)
How to Make Almond Brittle Dipped in Chocolate
- 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.
- 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.