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Oregon Hazelnut Brittle recipe

Classic brittle trades in its peanuts forhazelnuts. Make this easy candy in the microwave to cut downon time and clean-up.

Recipe: Oregon Hazelnut Brittle

1 cup chopped hazelnuts
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda

  • Butter a baking sheet and set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine hazelnuts,sugar, corn syrup and salt. Microwave on HIGH for 7 to 8 minutes,stirring twice.
  • Add butter and continue cooking for 2to 3 minutes on HIGH. Add vanilla and baking soda, mixing thoroughly.Pour onto prepared baking sheet. Cool slightly, then stretch,if desired, for thinner brittle. Cool and break into pieces.

    Makes 24 servings.

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    A quick question…could I possibly melt the chocolate and spread it on a Silpat prior to adding the molten hazelnut mixture and then break into pieces after cooling?

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