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Microwave Almond Brittle

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 15
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Almond brittle is a delightfully old-fashioned snack. Handle the mixture carefully: It is extremely hot and may foam up when the baking soda is added. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1
cup whole blanched almonds
1
teaspoon butter
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
teaspoon baking soda

Steps

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    MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Line cookie sheet with foil; lightly butter. In 8-cup microwave-safe measuring cup or medium microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup; mix well.
  • 2
    Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes; stir. Add almonds; blend well.Microwave on HIGH for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes or until mixture is very light brown. Stir in butter and almond extract. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Add baking soda; stir quickly to blend. Pour immediately onto buttered, foil-lined cookie sheet, spreading mixture quickly with wooden spoon. Cool 30 minutes. Break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Ounce
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
18g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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