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Microwave Nut Brittle

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“This is a really simple way of making nut brittle, without using a candy thermometer or doing any of the stage tests. A trick that I use is to line the cookie sheet with parchment paper so there's no sticky stuff to pry off and then wash up.”
READY IN:
12mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spray cookie sheet and metal spatula with the cooking spray.
  2. In a 2-quart microwavable glass measuring cup or bowl stir sugar, corn syrup and salt with a wooden spoon until mixed.
  3. Microwave on High (100%) 7 to 8 minutes or until syrup is pale yellow.
  4. (CANDY SYRUP IS VERY HOT. HANDLE CAREFULLY; DO NOT TOUCH HOT MIXTURE.) Stir in nuts.
  5. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned.
  6. Immediately stir in margarine, vanilla and baking soda until foamy.
  7. Quickly pour onto prepared cookie sheet; spread evenly with spatula.
  8. Cool; break into pieces.
  9. Store in tightly covered container.

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