Brittle & Brittle Candy

Looking for a go-to brittle? Here are some delicious brittles, like peanut brittle recipes and cashew brittle recipes, plus how-to videos, tips and more to make your own!

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    Who doesn't love a batch of homemade fudge? While it does take some finessing to get right, don't let potential candy-making mistakes stand in your way of delicious treats. We'll walk you through the most common errors and tell you how to fix them.

    Almond Brittle Torte

    2 reviews

    I brought this impressive cake to my bridge club potluck—and now they want in every time we meet! Homemade brittle...


    Buttery Black Walnut Brittle Candy

    1 review

    Here in the Ozarks, black walnuts are very plentiful and are often called "Black Gold." We usually start harvesting the...


    Popcorn Almond Brittle

    For a crunchy snack that suits the season, try this one. I've been stirring up batches of the distinctive brittle...


    Mixed Nut Brittle

    3 reviews

    Peanut brittle is done one better when prepared with mixed nuts instead. This impressive candy is simply delicious. I like...

    Pistachio Brittle

    2 reviews

    "This crunchy nut brittle is a favorite of my family," reports Cheryl Brungardt of Wheat Ridge Colorado. "It's a snap...


    Brittle with Mixed Nuts

    1 review

    Nut fanciers have a lot to love about this irresistible brittle. The variety of nuts is what makes it do...

    Cashew Brittle

    19 reviews

    I like this quick and easy recipe because it doesn't require a candy thermometer. It also makes a wonderful gift...


    Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle

    Crunchy cashews dot this tasty golden brittle, and a hint of spice makes it delightfully different. —Annie Rundle, Simple &...


    Spiced Almond Butter Candy

    1 review

    Roasted almonds and almond butter take center stage in this delectable candy, but the cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice really come...


    Microwave Walnut Brittle

    2 reviews

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

    Sunflower Brittle

    2 reviews

    My mother made this candy for years using several kinds of nuts. Then I was married and my husband raised...


    Chunky Peanut Brittle

    13 reviews

    As a farm girl, I often made Christmas goodies with my mother for our family of eight candy-loving kids. Now,...


    Spearmint Crunch

    I love getting food ready for the holidays, so I start planning early. This is one of my favorite recipes,...


    Jelly Bean Brittle

    1 review

    "Here's a fun version of brittle that's perfect for Easter," suggests Kathy Kittell of Lenexa, Kansas. "The jelly beans add...


    Peppery Peanut Brittle

    6 reviews

    A touch of hot pepper sauce gives a unique zip to this crunchy confection from Janie Sanders of Vicksburg, Mississippi....

    Contest-Winning Brown Sugar Angel Food Cake

    Brown sugar makes this moist, tender angel food cake delicious and different. Chunks of chopped toffee give its fluffy frosting...


    Spiced Almond Brittle

    2 reviews

    I like sending homemade goodies to family and friends. When I couldn’t decide between brittle and spiced nuts, I combined...


    Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

    1 review

    I love a soft brittle because the texture is wonderful and different. The flavors in this one remind me of...


    Christmas Crunch Candy

    Treat family and friends to a yummy brittle for the holidays. Made with cashews and Rice Krispies, it's loaded with...


    Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy

    Anyone who likes peanuts will love this sweet treat that's packed full of them. After breaking the pan of cooled...


    Macadamia Almond Brittle

    1 review

    This is a nuttier version of a basic brittle recipe. I added macadamia nuts - my favorites - and the...


    Aloha Brittle

    3 reviews

    A vacation to Hawaii inspired me to create this mouthwatering brittle. Coconuts, macadamia nuts and pecans make my tropical-tasting recipe...


    Four-Nut Brittle

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    Cashew Crickle Candy

    2 reviews

    Kathy Kittell of Lenexa, Kansas notes, "Cashews add excellent flavor to this golden holiday brickle."


    Cinnamon Walnut Brittle

    11 reviews

    Seasoned with cinnamon, this spicy brittle is a great gift or family snack to munch while watching Christmas movies. Best...


    Grandma’s Christmas Brittle

    18 reviews

    Whenever my grandmother was in the kitchen, everything had to be "just so" to guarantee her time-tested results. Watching her...


    Angel Food Christmas Candy

    8 reviews

    It was my dad who inspired me to first try making this candy. He remembered it from when he was...


    Benne Candy

    I love anything that has sesame seeds. This hard candy is a cinch to make with the inexpensive toasted seeds...


    Rich Pistachio Brittle

    1 review

    Here's a fun twist on traditional brittle. Pistachios not only add wonderful taste to the rich, buttery candy, but delicious...