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Pecan Brittle Candy
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Light, crisp, crunchy and sweet - this pecan brittle candy recipe is a Texas favorite. Have last minute guests dropping by? Whip up a batch of this popular candy in 30 minutes or less.

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Pecan Brittle Candy
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12 servings


  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 cup Imperial Sugar 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 9 x 13 inch pan or set aside a silicone baking mat.
  2. In a 1 quart saucepan bring to a boil pecans, sugar, water, honey, salt and vanilla extract. 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 the mixture onto the buttered pan.
  4. Using a spatula press and stretch the brittle to the size of the pan.
  5. Once cooled break in pieces and store airtight.
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