Pecan (or Cashew) Brittle
This is a microwave recipe
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups pecan halves or cashews
1 teaspoon margarine or butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
In greased 2-quart glass measure,
cook sugar, corn syrup, and salt on High 2 to 3 minutes until boiling.
Cook 4 minutes.
Stir in nuts, butter, vanilla, and
Cook 2 minutes.
Immediately, stir in baking soda
until light and foamy.
Quickly pour onto greased cookie
Cool; break into pieces. Makes 1
CLEAN-UP TIP: After cooking the candy,
always allow the glass measure to cool to room temperature before cleaning. Do not attempt to chip the hardened brittle off
the glass. For easiest clean-up, fill the measure with water, then heat on High 10 minutes. Sugar will soften and wash off