Buttery Pistachio Brittle

Buttery Pistachio Brittle

Brittle candy studded with pistachios is a twist on the traditional peanut brittle candy recipe.

10 min.prep time 1:40total time
2 pounds
2 Ratings

Ingredients

2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
2 cups salted pistachio nuts
1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 10-15 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a full boil. 

Add butter. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 35-40 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 280°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a pliable strand. 

Stir in pistachios. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 15-20 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 305°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a brittle strand. 

Remove from heat; stir in baking soda. Pour mixture onto 2 buttered baking sheets; spread about 1/4 inch thick. Cool completely; break into pieces. 

Recipe Tip

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition Facts (1 piece)

Calories: 80

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: <1g

Recipe #4520©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

super easy, and fantastic results. My entire family loved it, from the grandparents, to the adults, to the kids (who usually complain about having nuts in their desserts). will be making this again!
My daughter made this brittle to serve at her wedding and it was amazing!
This recipe is easy and the best brittle I have ever made.

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