Jalapeno Nut Brittle

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 1 pound




  • Generously butter a 15 x 10-inch jellyroll pan or use a sli pad. Set aside.
  • In a skillet melt 1 tablespoon of the butter; add jalapenos and nuts, and cook over low heat until peppers are tender.
  • In a saucepan, combine sugar and syrup and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add jalapenos and nuts. Stir well, and cook until mixture reaches the soft crack stage 290 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  • Blend in 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, vanilla extract, and almond extract mix well.
  • Sprinkle baking soda evenly over the cooked mixture and stir well. If looking for heat add additional minced jalapeno now.
  • When foamy, pour immediately onto the prepared jellyroll pan. Spread out into a thin layer. Let cool on jellyroll pan until until brittle and cool enough to handle.
  • Break into irregular pieces.
  • Store in an airtight container.