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Hazelnut Crunch: Noci Croccante

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“Simply AWESOME - This came from Giada De Laurentiis of Food Network - love her show - sooo soooooo good! Great as brittle or crumble and put over ice cream.”
1 1/2 lbs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line heavy large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir sugar, water, and both corn syrups in heavy large saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
  3. Increase heat to high and boil without stirring until candy thermometer reads 260 degrees F, about 20 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to medium low.
  5. Mix in hazelnuts, butter, and salt. (mixture will be thick and nutty).
  6. Cook until thermometer reads 295 degrees F, stirring constantly about 15 minutes.
  7. Quickly stir in baking soda.
  8. Immediately pour caramel onto prepared baking sheet, spreading as thinly as possible.
  9. Let stand until hard.
  10. Break brittle into pieces and store in airtight container at room temperature.

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