Aloha Brittle

Aloha Brittle Recipe

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Debra Schweikert


This is pretty addictive stuff.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min


  • 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


  1. On a greased baking pan, sprinkle the coconut in a 12" circle.
  2. In 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).
  3. Stir in the macadamia nuts, pecans, and butter. Cook and stir until the mixture reads 300 degrees (hard crack stage).
  4. In a small measuring cup, stir together the baking soda, water and vanilla.
  5. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in baking soda mixture.
  6. Pour quickly over the coconut; cool for 30 minutes.
  7. Lift the edges to loosen and then break into pieces.
  8. Store 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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