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macadamia nut brittle

Macadamia Nut Brittle

Buttery, crunchy, caramelized candy brittle with macadamia nuts.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 213 kcal


Macadamia Nut Brittle

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup light
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1 ½ tbsp butter softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch flaky sea salt optional


Macadamia Nut Brittle

  1. In a medium saucepan set over medium heat, combine the corn syrup, water, and sugar. Stir to dissolve. Then let the mixture turn golden brown, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add chopped macadamia nuts. Stir frequently and the mixture will turn deep brown.

  3. Remove from heat and add baking soda and butter. Stir until incorporated.

  4. Then spread over a silpat or butttered parchment paper set on a baking sheet.

  5. Cool completely and then break into pieces.

Nutrition Facts
Macadamia Nut Brittle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 49mg2%
Potassium 49mg1%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 53IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.