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Pecan Brittle

Pecan Brittle

Pecan Brittle

This is a favorite of my family. I love making this candy for Christmas.—Fern Newsom, Dubach, Louisiana

Cashew Candy Crunch

Cashew Candy Crunch

Cashew Candy Crunch

I started making brittle in the mid 1970s and have been using this recipe for about 30 years. One year, I made more than 170 pounds of this brittle to give to my customers at Christmas. —Jim Merchant, Vinton, Iowa

Cashew Crunch

Cashew Crunch

Cashew Crunch

Folks can't stop eating buttery, brittle-like candy. Try using almonds or your favorite nut in place of the cashews as an equally tasty alternative.—Kim Croft, San Diego, California
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Coconut Cashew Brittle

Coconut Cashew Brittle

Coconut Cashew Brittle

This rich buttery brittle has always been part of our Christmas candy collection. Lots of coconut and cashews ensures it's extra scrumptious. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

I cook my caramel to the point where it’s a beautiful rich shade of amber. That gives it a very dark, intense taste. But you have to work quickly with it. —Bess Kuzma, Denver, Colorado

Spiced Almond Butter Candy

Spiced Almond Butter Candy

Spiced Almond Butter Candy

Roasted almonds and almond butter take center stage in this delectable candy, but the cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice really come through. Every batch I make disappears in a flash. —Laura McDowell, Lake Villa, Illinois

Cinnamon Peanut Brittle

Cinnamon Peanut Brittle

Cinnamon Peanut Brittle

I made this sweet and crunchy candy for Christmas and sent some with my husband to work. His co-workers liked it so much they asked for more. It has a lovely glossy appearance, is packed with peanuts and gets a different flavor from cinnamon. -Grace Miller, Mansfield, Ohio

Chocolate Almond Brittle

Chocolate Almond Brittle

Chocolate Almond Brittle

Here in Kern County, there are thousands of acres of almond orchards. I like to experiment with recipes-always trying to come up with something new. This candy is the result of altering, adding and a lot of taste testing (somebody had to do it!). I think it turned out rather well.

Four-Nut Brittle

Four-Nut Brittle

Four-Nut Brittle

Meet the Cook: We delight in being hospitable - it's the true mark of a country home...even if it is in the city. This recipe's one I created myself. I enjoy various kinds of nuts and wanted a candy that has a different crunch in every bite. My husband and I have a daughter, who's just turning 19 months old. -Kelly-Ann Gibbons, Prince George, British Columbia

Mixed Nut Brittle

Mixed Nut Brittle

Mixed Nut Brittle

Peanut brittle is done one better when prepared with mixed nuts instead. This impressive candy is simply delicious. I like to pack some in pretty plastic bags to give as gifts.

Microwave Walnut Brittle

Microwave Walnut Brittle

Microwave Walnut Brittle

Looking for a snappy standout? This brittle is simple to make in the microwave. Plus, it'll bring on the compliments quickly.
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