Microwave Pistachio Brittle
Microwave Pistachio Brittle

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – Sugar
• 1/2 cup – light Corn syrup
• 1/8 tsp – salt
• 1 tsp – Butter (no substitutes)
• 1/2 cup – shelled Pistachio nuts
• 1 tsp – baking soda
• 1 tsp – vanilla extract

Method:

  1. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar, corn syrup and salt.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4 minutes. Stir.
  3. Microwave 3 minutes longer. Stir in butter and pistachios.
  4. Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until mixture turns a light amber (it will be very hot).
  5. Quickly stir in baking soda and vanilla until light and foamy.
  6. Immediately pour on to a greased baking sheet and spread out.
  7. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until firm; break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container.