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Microwave Pecan Brittle

Rated as 3.88 out of 5 Stars
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"The pecans give this brittle a whole new flavor. I am begged for this recipe all of the time. I hope all enjoy."
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Ingredients

49 m servings 217
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Butter a baking sheet.
  2. Combine pecans, sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a glass 4-cup measuring cup.
  3. Heat in microwave for 3 1/2 minutes; stir and heat for 3 1/2 more minutes. Stir butter into pecan mixture and heat in microwave for 2 more minutes.
  4. Stir baking soda and vanilla extract into pecan mixture until foamy; pour onto the prepared baking sheet. Allow to cool completely before breaking brittle into pieces. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 217 calories; 9.7 34.3 1.1 3 173 Full nutrition

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So easy! I didn't have a big enough measuring cup so I just used a glass , microwaveable dish. I didn't cook mine the entire 3.5 minutes on the second round because the pecans were trying to sco...

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This recipe has all the right ingredients and was easy to make but if you follow the directions as given your brittle will burn. Perhaps this was meant to be used with a low wattage microwave, M...

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So easy! I didn't have a big enough measuring cup so I just used a glass , microwaveable dish. I didn't cook mine the entire 3.5 minutes on the second round because the pecans were trying to sco...

Just wanted everyone to know that I'm the one who posted this recipe. I make this all the time and have made it on several different microwaves that have varied in wattage. I'm sorry that your...

Ingredients are spot on. Changed the cooking time to reflect larger microwave. I have a 1200 watt 1.2 cu ft Panasonic inverter microwave. Cooked the sugar and syrup 3 minutes on high. Added ...

I just made this recipe, and the first batch literally set my smoke alarm off--a burned up mess! [My microwave is a Samsung 1.65kW, which I assume is 1650 watts.] I tried it a second time, and...

This recipe has all the right ingredients and was easy to make but if you follow the directions as given your brittle will burn. Perhaps this was meant to be used with a low wattage microwave, M...

I have used this recipe for years. I have found that you need a microwave that is 900 to 1100 watts. To low and it want set, to high and will burn. You can go on line and find a conversion chart...

My family absolutely loved it. I did decrease the last time to only 1 minute. Turned out perfectly.

Definitely will make again! Very yummy!! I did adjust the cooking time to work with my microwave. Just watched it carefully until it was a nice gold color. Cooked sugar mixture without nuts 3 mi...

BEWARE. This is addictive. Wonderful and easy to make.