Maple Walnut Brittle
This candy is crisp and crunchy with a hint of maple.
1/4 cup real maple syrup
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup butter
1/4 cup water
2 cups toasted California Walnut pieces
- In heavy bottomed saucepan, over medium heat, stir together syrup, sugar, butter and water until melted and creamy. Continue to gently boil and do not stir until candy thermometer reaches 300°F (150°) “hard crack”. Immediately stir in walnuts and carefully pour hot mixture onto an ungreased cookie sheet and spread out to a thin layer with a wooden spoon. Cool completely.
- Break into large pieces and store in an airtight container.
Makes 1 pound.
Recipe provided courtesy of the American Heart Association.