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Brown Sugar Pecan Brittle

Rated as 2.83 out of 5 Stars
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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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Ingredients

30 m servings 125
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  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; 10.9 7.3 1.1 6 18 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is SO easy and so delicious. I used Almonds and Walnuts, but any combination of nuts (or pretzels or rice crispies or coconut) would work. I had researched and read that you should not ...

Most helpful critical review

I made it twice - once with butter and the second time with coconut oil - both failed as brittle. Both bases balled up as soon as the pecans were added. What I got was two batches of sweet toast...

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I made it twice - once with butter and the second time with coconut oil - both failed as brittle. Both bases balled up as soon as the pecans were added. What I got was two batches of sweet toast...

This isn't really a brittle, it is really just candied pecans. There is not anywhere near enough of the sugar/butter mixture to make brittle with all those nuts. I would maybe try it with 1/2 ...

All I got was sugary lumps mixed with nuts.

It's a pile of sugary goo.

This is SO easy and so delicious. I used Almonds and Walnuts, but any combination of nuts (or pretzels or rice crispies or coconut) would work. I had researched and read that you should not ...

I made this with my son. All the kids n I loved it.