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    Aloha Brittle

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Sydney Mike's Note:

    Another great-tasting recipe from Touch of Home Best Holiday Recipes, 2008. NOTE: Make sure your candy thermometer is correct by testing it in boiling water -- It should read 212 degrees F. Cooking time is an estimate only.

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    1. 1
      Coat the surface of a large baking sheet with 1 teaspoon of the unsalted butter.
    2. 2
      Sprinkle coconut in a 12-inch circle on the prepared baking sheet.
    3. 3
      In a large, heavy saucepan, combine sugar & corn syrup.
    4. 4
      Cook over medium heat until candy thermometer reads 240 degrees F (soft-ball stage), stirring constantly.
    5. 5
      Stir in macadamia nuts, pecans & remaining 1 teaspoon of unsalted butter, then cook & stir until mixture reads 300 degrees F (hard-crack stage).
    6. 6
      In another container combine baking soda, water & vanilla.
    7. 7
      Remove saucepan from heat, then stir in baking soda mixture.
    8. 8
      Quickly pour the hot mixture over the coconut.
    9. 9
      Cool before breaking into pieces.
    10. 10
      Store in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 28, 2010


      This was definately one unique recipe, but was this ever good. Definately will make this again. Made for PRMR tag.

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    • on January 02, 2010


      LOVED this! I made it for my Mom for Christmas and had a very hard time actually giving it away! I wanted to keep it all for me! Thanks, Syd!

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    • on December 04, 2009


      Very tasty! I made this as a gift for my sister-in-law who is from Hawaii. I think she will enjoy the flavor of coconut and macadamia nuts in this unique brittle. Thank you for the recipe. Made for PRMR Holiday Special.

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    Nutritional Facts for Aloha Brittle

    Serving Size: 1 (587 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2589.7
    Calories from Fat 1198
    Total Fat 133.1 g
    Saturated Fat 30.5 g
    Cholesterol 20.3 mg
    Sodium 1465.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 370.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 15.2 g
    Sugars 268.6 g
    Protein 14.0 g

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