Bacon Pecan Brittle
Crispy, chewy, sweet, salty - this snack packs it all.
Prep Time: 5 mins.
1 16 oz. package of Farmland® Hickory Smoked Bacon, 30% Less Fat, 35% Lower Sodium, cooked, crisp and chopped
1/2 cup of Pecans, chopped
1/2 cup of Butter
3/4 cup of Brown Sugar
1/2 cup of White Sugar
3 tablespoons of Corn Syrup
2 tablespoons of Water
1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
1/4 teaspoon of Baking Soda
1. Combine bacon and pecans; set aside.
2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or coat with margarine.
3. Place butter in medium saucepan with tall sides; melt over medium-high heat. Stir in sugars, corn syrup and water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Attach candy thermometer to side of the saucepan, without touching bottom of pan. Without stirring, boil mixture until temperature reaches 295°F.
4. Remove pan from heat; stir in vanilla, baking soda, and bacon-pecan mixture. Quickly pour candy onto baking sheet, spreading to make thin. Cool completely before breaking into pieces to serve.