Pecan Brittle Candy

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Pecan Brittle Candy


  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, soft
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


      1. Lightly butter a 9x13 inch pan or use a silicone baking mat. Set aside.
      2. In a 1 quart saucepan bring pecans, sugar, water, honey, salt, and vanilla extract to a boil. Using a wooden or heat resistant rubber spatula stir the mixture to 300°F. Remove from heat.
      3. Add butter and stir until melted. Add baking soda and cinnamon and immediately pour mixture onto prepared pan.
      4. Using a spatula press and stretch the brittle to size of pan.
      5. Once cooled break in pieces and store airtight.
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