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Cinnamon Walnut Brittle

 Cinnamon Walnut Brittle
Seasoned with cinnamon, this spicy brittle is a great gift or family snack to munch while watching Christmas movies. Best of all, it goes together quick as a wink in the microwave.
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + cooling


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  • Butter a baking sheet; set aside. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl,
  • combine sugar and corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3
  • minutes; stir. Cook, uncovered, on high 2-1/2 minutes longer. Stir
  • in the walnuts, butter and cinnamon.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes longer or until mixture
  • turns a light amber color (mixture will be very hot).
  • Quickly stir in baking soda and vanilla until light and foamy.
  • Immediately pour onto prepared pan; spread with a metal spatula.
  • Cool; break into pieces. Yield: 3/4 pound.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 57 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.