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    Rainforest Brittle

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    wicked cook 46's Note:

    This is from Canadian Living site. I have not tried it yet but will be making it as Christmas gifts. Times are approximate

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 35

    Yield:

    pounds

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      .Coarsely chop or halved the nuts.
    2. 2
      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.
    3. 3
      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.
    4. 4
      Immediately pour onto greased baking sheet. Using greased spatula, spread thinly over pan. Let brittle cool. Break into pieces.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 30, 2009

      55

      Great recipe, I love it! This was my first attempt at making a brittle and the directions were so easy to follow it was a complete success. I love the different nuts in this brittle; it's waaay better than peanut brittle. Thanks a bunch for the recipe, I will being making this again for the holidays. Made for ZWT5.

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    • on March 30, 2009

      55

      I made up a batch to bring to my sisters. Everyone dove in and loved the idea of the different nuts. It was delicious, and I got many rave reviews from the peanut gallery :) This will be made again, and I am thinking of making it for Christmas gifts in my edible baskets that I make up each year! Thank you for sharing your recipe with us Wicked Cook! Made for Newest Zaar Stars Tag Game 3/09 Linda

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    Nutritional Facts for Rainforest Brittle

    Serving Size: 1 (28 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 35

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 113.6
     
    Calories from Fat 50
    44%
    Total Fat 5.5 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 1.7 mg
    0%
    Sodium 74.3 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.3 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 12.9 g
    51%
    Protein 0.9 g
    1%

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