Chockful of Nuts Brittle

Total Time
Prep 6 mins
Cook 0 mins

Very easy recipe. If I can make it, anyone can. I made this for my nut loving MIL, who thought it was great especially because I used pecans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine butter, sugar and corn syrop in a large saucepan.
  2. Using a wooden spoon, stir and cook over medium heat until smooth and bubbly.
  3. Cook, covered for one minute.
  4. Add nuts, increase heat to medium-high.
  5. Cook uncovered, stirring constantly until syrop is a warm golden color (about 5 minutes).
  6. Line a cookie sheet with foil and lightly butter.
  7. Pour mixture onto pan, spreading as thin as possible.
  8. Cool until hard (approximately 30 minutes).
  9. Peel from foil and break into bite-sized pieces.


Most Helpful

Yum Yum! I made this recipe and it was easy and delicious! I used only peanuts but I'd like to try it with mixed nuts too. I turned my heat way down and cooked it for the full five minutes and I had perfect results. Thanks Melanie for this great Christmas treat!

* Pamela * December 19, 2006

This was a easy way to make peanut brittle but I also noticed that at 5 minutes it was too long. My brittle also had a touch of burnt flavor. Next time I will go 4 minutes instead. Thanks melanie in winnipeg

RecipeNut January 27, 2005

This is an incredibly easy brittle recipe. I used only plain old salted cocktail peanuts, but my hubby was still impressed with the flavor. This will be a nice addition to my Christmas goodie trays.

Ms B. December 20, 2004

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