Thursday, July 10, 2014

Chocolate Brittle

2 cups butter
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water
12 1.05-oz milk chocolate candy bars
3 cups chopped pecans

Combine butter, sugar, and water in a dutch oven, heating until mixture gets to the hard crack stage. (300 degrees on a candy thermometer) Remove form heat and pout into 2 buttered 12" pizza pans, spreading to the edge.  Melt chocolate in a double boiler, spread over brittle and sprinkle with pecans.  let it cool then break it into pieces.  Makes approximately 4 pounds.


The Old Parsonage said...

Mmm... I need breakfast - this would work:)


Luludou said...

One day I WILL try a brittle of some kind.