Brown Sugar Pecan Brittle

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Super simple and very delicious treat! A brittle that tastes just like the candied pecans from the mall. The recipe doesn't make a big batch but it is definitely worth it. Mexican vanilla is super yummy with this.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup crushed pecans, or more to taste

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir brown sugar in hot butter until dissolved. Add cinnamon and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  2. Stir vanilla into brown sugar mixture; cook and stir until vanilla stops sizzling, about 30 seconds. Add pecans; cook and stir until pecans are fragrant and lightly toasted, about 1 minute. Pour pecan mixture out in a layer on parchment paper. Let cool to room temperature before breaking into pieces, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

125 Calories
11g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 125
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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