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Pistachio brittle

pistachio brittle

Pistachio brittle is an old- time favourite among children


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



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


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.


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



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