Hazelnut and Macadamia Nut Brittle
By Melissa's Corporate Chefs


1/8 teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 teaspoons Baking Soda
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1/2 cup Light Corn Syrup
1/2 cup Water
1 cup Macadamia Nuts roasted and chopped
1 cup Hazelnuts roasted and chopped
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 tablespoons Margarine


In a large saucepan, mix sugar, syrup and water. Cook until boiling, stirring constantly. Cover pan for one minute. Cook rapidly on high heat to soft crack (270º) about 5 minutes. Add hazelnuts and Macadamia nuts. Continue cooking to crack stage (310º) or until golden brown. Add vanilla, margarine, salt and soda. Candy will foam up. Pour on buttered cookie sheet or marble surface and rub spoon on brittle to break bubbles. As candy cools, thin out to desired thickness.