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Almond Brittle

Rated as 3.57 out of 5 Stars
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"Hubby's first-ever attempt at a from-scratch recipe was a huge success!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 204
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat; add almonds, sugar, and syrup. Cook and stir the almonds until the mixture turns caramel in color, about 6 minutes.
  3. Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet in a thin layer. Cool until the mixture hardens and break into pieces to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 204 calories; 16.4 13.3 3.1 24 66 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I was looking for a buttery brittle like I had purchased at a craft fair. This is sooooo good. I made it exactly as written (except for using parchment paper instead of wax paper to line the c...

Most helpful critical review

Butter remained seperated from other ingredients the entire cooking process and when it finally all became one mixture it immediately burned.

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I was looking for a buttery brittle like I had purchased at a craft fair. This is sooooo good. I made it exactly as written (except for using parchment paper instead of wax paper to line the c...

Butter remained seperated from other ingredients the entire cooking process and when it finally all became one mixture it immediately burned.

Brilliant. I was looking for a butter brittle recipe and this hits the spot. I don't add the nuts to the pot until just before I pour. This can also be made with chocolate chips - just let the b...

Mine looked good but would not get hard.

to make it the best right at the end add a cup of coconut

No stars - I've been making brittle for 30+ years and this is without a doubt the worst recipe. A waste of 1/2 c butter and almonds. Maybe it's because I've never heard of using a frying pan a...

Worked great, first time I made brittle. Will try it using other ingredients like Oregon roasted Hazel nuts & sea salt.

The butter seperated towards the end for me also. Maybe if I would have removed it from the heat a few minutes earlier it might have been fine but it hadn't browned. It looks like a mess but the...

I read the 1 star reviews first so I was careful to keep my heat at medium to avoid separation. Other than that, this recipe worked out GREAT! I was so keen to make brittle that I actually use...