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This is from Canadian Living site. I have not tried it yet but will be making it as Christmas gifts. Times are approximate
- .Coarsely chop or halved the nuts.
- In large heavy saucepan, stir together sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to boil over medium heat; cook, without stirring but brushing down side of pan with pastry brush dipped in cold water, for about 10 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 234°F (112°C), or soft-ball stage when 1 tsp (5 mL) hot syrup dropped into cold water forms soft, pliable ball.
- Stir in butter and salt cook for about 10 minutes or until 300°F (149°C), or hard-crack stage when 1 tsp (5 mL) hot syrup dropped into cold water forms hard brittle threads. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Stir in baking soda. Stir in Brazil, cashew and macadamia nuts.
- Immediately pour onto greased baking sheet. Using greased spatula, spread thinly over pan. Let brittle cool. Break into pieces.