Christmas Recipes

Buttery Black Walnut Brittle


1 c. sugar
1/2 c. corn syrup
1/4 c. water
1/2 c. butter (no substitutes)
1 to 1 1/2 c. black walnuts
1/2 tsp. baking soda


In a saucepan, cook sugar, corn syrup and water until sugar disolves and mixture comes to a boil. Add butter; cook until mixture reaches 280 degrees on a candy thermometer. Stir in walnuts; cook 300 degrees (hard rock stage). Remove from heat and stir in soda. Spread immediately into greased 15x10" baking pan. When cool, break into pieces. Yield 1 1/4 pounds.

Added On: 2005-09-12
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Black Walnuts ¬ Snack ¬ Candy

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