American Pistachio Orange Brittle


American Pistachio Orange Brittle

Yield: Approximately 1 pound.


1 cup Sugar

½ cup Light corn syrup

2 teaspoons Water

1 cup Chopped natural American pistachios

2 tablespoons Butter

1 teaspoon Grated orange peel

1 teaspoon Baking soda


Combine sugar, syrup and water in 2 quart microwave safe mixing bowl. Micro-cook at HIGH (100%) 4 minutes; stir and microcook at HIGH 4 minutes longer. Stir in pistachios. Microcook at HIGH 1 minute; stir in butter and orange peel. Stir in baking soda until light and foamy. Spread on buttered cookie sheet; cool. Break into bite sized pieces.