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Pistachio brittle

pistachio brittle

Pistachio brittle is an old- time favourite among children

Ingredients

1 cup shelled pistachios

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

2 tbsp. water

1 tbsp. light corn syrup

1/8 tsp. lemon extract

Method

Step1

Place pistachios on baking sheet, bake in 300 degree F oven to warm while preparing candy.

Step2

Combine sugar, butter, water and corn syrup in a saucepan. Cook, without stirring to soft crack stage (275 degrees F) on candy thermometer. Add lemon extract and pistachios.

Step3

Pour onto foil-lined baking sheet. Cool. Break or cut into serving pieces. Make about 36 pieces.

 

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