Coconut-Macadamia Nut Brittle

Coconut-Macadamia Nut Brittle

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

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

servings

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.
Makes 32 servings (1 piece)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Technique Tip
To toast coconut, bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

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