Aloha Brittle

Aloha Brittle Recipe

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Debra Schweikert


This is pretty addictive stuff.


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20 Min
20 Min


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1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1 c
1/2 c
light karo
1 jar(s)
macadamia nuts (3 1/4 oz.)
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
2 tsp

How to Make Aloha Brittle


  • 1On a greased baking pan, sprinkle the coconut in a 12" circle.
  • 2In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar and the Karo. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until a candy thermometer reads 240 degrees (soft ball stage).
  • 3Stir in the macadamia nuts, pecans, and butter. Cook and stir until the mixture reads 300 degrees (hard crack stage).
  • 4In a small measuring cup, stir together the baking soda, water and vanilla.
  • 5Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in baking soda mixture.
  • 6Pour quickly over the coconut; cool for 30 minutes.
  • 7Lift the edges to loosen and then break into pieces.
  • 8Store in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers.

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About Aloha Brittle

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Hashtag: #coconut

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