Aloha Brittle

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Servs: 16   Prep:

"A vacation to Hawaii inspired me to create this mouth-watering brittle. Coconuts, macadamia nuts and pecans make my tropical-tasting recipe deliciously different."

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  • add   1 teaspoon baking soda
  • add   1 teaspoon water
  • add   1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • add   1 (3.5 ounce) jar macadamia nuts
  • add   1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • add   1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • add   1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • add   2 teaspoons butter, divided
  • add   1 cup sugar


  1. Butter a large baking sheet with 1 teaspoon butter. Sprinkle coconut in a 12-in. circle on the prepared pan. In a large heavy saucepan, combine sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 240 degrees F (soft-ball stage), stirring constantly. Stir in the macadamia nuts, pecans and remaining butter; cook and stir until the mixture reads 300 degrees F (hard-crack stage).
  2. Combine the baking soda, water and vanilla. Remove saucepan from the heat; stir in the baking soda mixture. Quickly pour over the coconut. Cool before breaking into pieces. Store in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers.

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