Buttery Pistachio Brittle
Brittle candy studded with pistachios is a twist on the traditional peanut brittle candy recipe.
10 min.prep time
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a full boil (10 to 15 minutes). Add butter. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 280°F. or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a pliable strand (35 to 40 minutes).
Stir in pistachios. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until candy thermometer reaches 305°F. or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a brittle strand (15 to 20 minutes).
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.
- This recipe is naturally gluten-free. To date, the FDA and USDA have not defined the term "gluten-free." Therefore, to the best of our knowledge, the ingredients in our Process Cheese (example: American Process Cheese) and our natural dairy products (examples: natural cheese and butter) do not contain gluten. Learn about gluten-free baking.