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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Cashew Candy Crunch

I started making brittle in the mid 1970s and have been using this recipe for about 30 years. One year, I made more than 170 pounds of this brittle to give to my customers at Christmas. —Jim Merchant, Vinton, Iowa

Macadamia Almond Brittle

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


Ben’s English Toffee

I’ve been cooking since I was very young, and I first made this toffee recipe when I was 12 years...


Spiced Almond Butter Candy

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


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...

Buttery Black Walnut Brittle Candy

Here in the Ozarks, black walnuts are very plentiful and are often called "Black Gold." We usually start harvesting 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 Crickle Candy

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


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...


Mixed Nut Brittle

Peanut brittle is done one better when prepared with mixed nuts instead. This impressive candy is simply delicious. I like...


Brittle with Mixed Nuts

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

Cinnamon Walnut Brittle

Seasoned with cinnamon, this spicy brittle is a great gift or family snack to munch while watching Christmas movies. Best...


Pecan Brittle

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


Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle

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


Coconut Cashew Brittle

This rich buttery brittle has always been part of our Christmas candy collection. Lots of coconut and cashews ensures it's...


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...

Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

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


Aloha Brittle

A vacation to Hawaii inspired me to create this mouthwatering brittle. Coconuts, macadamia nuts and pecans make my tropical-tasting recipe...


Spiced Almond Brittle

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


Angel Food Christmas Candy

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


Cashew Brittle

I like this quick and easy recipe because it doesn't require a candy thermometer. It also makes a wonderful gift...


Chocolate Peanut Brittle

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


Spiced Rum-Nut Brittle

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


Rich Pistachio Brittle

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

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Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy

Anyone who likes peanuts will love this sweet treat that's packed full of them. After breaking the pan of cooled...


Cashew Crunch

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


Sunflower Brittle

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


Christmas Crunch Candy

Treat family and friends to a yummy brittle for the holidays. Made with cashews and Rice Krispies, it's loaded with...


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...