Jalapeno Nut Brittle Recipe

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Jalapeno Nut Brittle
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  1. Generously butter a 15 x 10-inch jellyroll pan or use a sli pad. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet melt 1 tablespoon of the butter; add jalapenos and nuts, and cook over low heat until peppers are tender.
  3. In a saucepan, combine sugar and syrup and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add jalapenos and nuts. Stir well, and cook until mixture reaches the soft crack stage 290 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  4. Blend in 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, vanilla extract, and almond extract mix well.
  5. Sprinkle baking soda evenly over the cooked mixture and stir well. If looking for heat add additional minced jalapeno now.
  6. When foamy, pour immediately onto the prepared jellyroll pan. Spread out into a thin layer. Let cool on jellyroll pan until until brittle and cool enough to handle.
  7. Break into irregular pieces.
  8. Store in an airtight container.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 696.82 Kcal (2917 kJ)
Calories from fat 361.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.18g 62%
Cholesterol 15.27mg 5%
Sodium 173.08mg 7%
Potassium 314.47mg 7%
Total Carbs 85.77g 29%
Sugars 81.11g 324%
Dietary Fiber 2.13g 9%
Protein 7.19g 14%
Vitamin C 4.7mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 3mg 17%
Calcium 13.6mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 475.24 Kcal (1990 kJ)
Calories from fat 246.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.4g 62%
Cholesterol 10.41mg 5%
Sodium 118.04mg 7%
Potassium 214.47mg 7%
Total Carbs 58.5g 29%
Sugars 55.32g 324%
Dietary Fiber 1.45g 9%
Protein 4.91g 14%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 8%
Iron 2.1mg 17%
Calcium 9.3mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.9
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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