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California Brittle
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 2 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 and ¾ cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups almonds or whatever nut you prefer
  • 2 cups melting chocolate
Instructions
  1. Line a 11x13 inch baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray
  2. In a large pot, combine butter, sugar, brown sugar, salt, and water.
  3. Heat on medium heat until mixture reaches 300 degrees on your candy thermometer.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda.
  5. Stir in nuts.
  6. Very carefully pour into pan.
  7. Allow to cool thoroughly and cut into bit sized pieces.
  8. Heat melting chocolate in a microwave safe bowl for 1 minute.
  9. Stir and if needed heat again for increments of 10 seconds until melted (stirring in between).
  10. Dip cooled brittle pieces into chocolate and cool until chocolate is hard.