Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe is in response to a particular request for Coconut Brittle.


  1. Spread coconut evenly on a buttered baking sheet.
  2. In medium microwave safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup.
  3. Microwave on high 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in nuts and microwave 4 minutes more.
  5. Stir in butter and vanilla and return to microwave for 1 minute.
  6. Stir in soda until light and slightly foamy.
  7. Pour over coconut in pan.
  8. Let cool until firm and break into pieces.
Most Helpful

This recipe is so quick & easy. I make 3 or 4 batches & give it away as a little hostess gift in a pretty tin at Christmas. The macadamia nuts really make it special but it would be good with almonds or peanuts if you are looking to cut the cost.

Janet's Jewels January 14, 2007