Caramelized Pistachio Clusters

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Easy candy recipe which is similar to peanut brittle only using pistachios.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Pour boiling water to cover pistachios and let stand 1 minute and then drain.
  3. Turn nuts onto dish towel and rub off skins.
  4. Dry nuts on a cookie sheet in a 300F oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Cool thoroughly.
  6. In medium saucepan combine nuts, sugar and butter and heat over moderate heat until the sugar begins to melt.
  7. Cook stirring constantly until sugar is light brown caramel color then remove from the heat and stir in vanilla.
  8. Working quickly with 2 teaspoons drop rounded teaspoonful of nut mixture onto buttered cookie sheet or silpat.
  9. Let stand at room temperature until hardened.
  10. Store in airtight container between sheets of waxed paper.