Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Nice alternative to the peanut variety.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water to a boil in a large, heavy saucepan over moderate heat.
  2. Stir in the sugar and corn syrup until dissolved.
  3. Cook to the hard-ball stage (250F, 121C) and add the almonds and salt.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, to the hard-crack stage (300F, 150C).
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter, vanilla, and baking soda.
  6. Pour the mixture onto a well buttered slab or baking sheet and spread it out with a spatula, making it as thin as possible while it is still hot.
  7. Cool to room temperature and break into pieces.
  8. Store in an airtight container.
Most Helpful

I have a couple Almond Brittle recipes but wanted to try something new. Made this as a trial and error and found it delicious. Not confusing at all. Just got to have that candy thermometer handy and all is well. Thank you for sharing this recipe. It's a keeper... I plan to make it again for Christmas. ~V

Vseward (Chef~V) December 05, 2006

It was a little confusing but overall it was pretty good.

gebber5000 June 27, 2005