Coconut-Macadamia Nut Brittle

Treat your guests with these nutty candies - perfect for a dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
1
cup light corn syrup
1
cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
3/4
cup flaked coconut, toasted
1/2
cup chopped dried pineapple
3
tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Grease 17x12-inch half-sheet pan or 15x10x1-inch pan with butter.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, mix sugar and corn syrup. Cover with microwavable plastic wrap; microwave on High 4 minutes. Uncover; microwave 7 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Stir in nuts, coconut and pineapple. Microwave 1 minute longer or until boiling. Stir in 3 tablespoons butter, the baking soda and vanilla.
  • 3 Immediately pour into pan and spread evenly with lightly greased offset spatula. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Break into 2-inch pieces. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

To toast coconut, bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
134
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.