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This homemade brittle is full of toasted walnuts and sweetened with maple syrup. Perfect for holiday gift giving or entertaining.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
1 pound
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In heavy bottomed saucepan, over medium heat, stir together syrup, sugar, butter, and water until melted and creamy. Continue to gently boil and do not stir until candy thermometer reaches 300 degrees F "hard crack". Immediately stir in walnuts and carefully pour hot mixture onto an ungreased cookie sheet and spread out to a thin layer with a wooden spoon.

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  • Cool completely. Break into large pieces and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

212 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 14.4g; fat 16.9g; cholesterol 24.4mg; sodium 2.1mg. Full Nutrition
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