Brittle & Brittle Candy

Looking for a go-to brittle? Here are some delicious brittles, like peanut brittle recipes and cashew brittle recipes, plus how-to videos, tips and more to make your own!

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5 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Making Candy From Scratch

Who doesn't love a batch of homemade fudge? While it does take some finessing to get right, don't let potential candy-making mistakes stand in your way of delicious treats. We'll walk you through the most common errors and tell you how to fix them.

Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

I love a soft brittle because the texture is wonderful and different. The flavors in this one remind me of...


Macadamia Almond Brittle

This is a nuttier version of a basic brittle recipe. I added macadamia nuts - my favorites - and the...


Grandma’s Christmas Brittle

Whenever my grandmother was in the kitchen, everything had to be "just so" to guarantee her time-tested results. Watching her...


Cashew Candy Crunch

I started making brittle in the mid 1970s and have been using this recipe for about 30 years. One year,...

Cashew Crickle Candy

Kathy Kittell of Lenexa, Kansas notes, "Cashews add excellent flavor to this golden holiday brickle."


Brittle with Mixed Nuts

Nut fanciers have a lot to love about this irresistible brittle. The variety of nuts is what makes it do...

Spiced Almond Butter Candy

Roasted almonds and almond butter take center stage in this delectable candy, but the cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice really come...


Cinnamon Almond Brittle

It simply wouldn't be Christmas at our house without this old-time favorite twist on peanut brittle. No one believes how...


Pecan Brittle

This is a favorite of my family. I love making this candy for Christmas.—Fern Newsom, Dubach, Louisiana


Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

I cook my caramel to the point where it’s a beautiful rich shade of amber. That gives it a very...

Chocolate Peanut Brittle

Our home economists prepare this brittle in the microwave. So it's easy enough for anyone to make!


Microwave Walnut Brittle

Looking for a snappy standout? This brittle is simple to make in the microwave. Plus, it'll bring on the compliments...


Mixed Nut-Cornflake Brittle

This five-ingredient brittle is one of the best I've made. The recipe is so easy to follow and can be...


Nut Brittle

Crunchy Peacan Brittle is a great snack when the weather gets cold, and this candy melds sweet with salty perfectly....


Spiced Rum-Nut Brittle

Seasoned with cayenne pepper and cinnamon, this spicy microwave brittle packs its own heat and warms up holiday visitors. It...

Spiced Almond Brittle

I like sending homemade goodies to family and friends. When I couldn’t decide between brittle and spiced nuts, I combined...


Chocolate Almond Brittle

Here in Kern County, there are thousands of acres of almond orchards. I like to experiment with recipes-always trying to...


Spearmint Crunch

I love getting food ready for the holidays, so I start planning early. This is one of my favorite recipes,...


Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle

Crunchy cashews dot this tasty golden brittle, and a hint of spice makes it delightfully different. —Annie Rundle, Simple &...


Rich Pistachio Brittle

Here's a fun twist on traditional brittle. Pistachios not only add wonderful taste to the rich, buttery candy, but delicious...


Peppery Peanut Brittle

A touch of hot pepper sauce gives a unique zip to this crunchy confection from Janie Sanders of Vicksburg, Mississippi....


Chocolate-Dipped Lavender Pine Nut Brittle

Take a trip to the south of France with is uniquely flavored brittle. It makes a lovely addition to any...


Benne Candy

I love anything that has sesame seeds. This hard candy is a cinch to make with the inexpensive toasted seeds...

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Anise Hard Candy

I love to make anise recipes, and this flavorful candy is one of my favorites. Oftentimes I'll wrap up pieces...


Sunflower Brittle

My mother made this candy for years using several kinds of nuts. Then I was married and my husband raised...


Cashew Crunch

Folks can't stop eating buttery, brittle-like candy. Try using almonds or your favorite nut in place of the cashews as...


Pistachio Brittle

"This crunchy nut brittle is a favorite of my family," reports Cheryl Brungardt of Wheat Ridge Colorado. "It's a snap...


Angel Food Christmas Candy

It was my dad who inspired me to first try making this candy. He remembered it from when he was...


Cinnamon Peanut Brittle

I made this sweet, peanut-packed candy for Christmas and sent some with my husband to work. His co-workers liked it...