Maple Walnut Brittle

Maple Walnut Brittle
Total Time
30 Mins
Serves
20
Course

DESCRIPTION

This candy full of toasted walnuts is crisp and crunchy with a hint of maple.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
20 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
200 cal
Total Fat
16 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
11 g
Cholesterol
25 mg
Sodium
0 mg
Carbohydrates
14 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
2 g

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups California walnut pieces, toasted

Preparation

  1. In heavy bottomed saucepan, over medium heat, stir together syrup, sugar, butter, and water until melted and creamy. Continue to gently boil and do not stir until candy thermometer reaches 300°F or “hard crack” stage. Immediately stir in walnuts and carefully pour hot mixture onto an ungreased cookie sheet and spread out to a thin layer with a wooden spoon.
  2. Cool completely. Break into large pieces and store in an airtight container.