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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Macadamia Almond Brittle

This is a nuttier version of a basic brittle recipe. I added macadamia nuts - my favorites - and the brittle turned out tastier than ever. I love making this crisp snack because the results are impressive...and the job goes fast using the microwave.
-Cheryl Miller, Fort Collins, Colorado

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


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...

Spiced Rum-Nut Brittle

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


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 &...


Peppery Peanut Brittle

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


Pistachio Brittle

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

Cashew Brittle

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


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...