Coconut Brittle

Coconut Brittle

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"Microwave brittle candy with macadamia nuts and a coconut layer. A cinch to make."


1 h 15 m servings 100 cals
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Original recipe yields 25 servings



  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 66 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Spread coconut evenly over a buttered baking sheet.
  2. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on high 3 minutes. Stir in nuts and microwave 4 minutes more. Stir in butter and vanilla and return to microwave for 1 minute. Stir in soda until light and slightly foamy. Pour over coconut in pan. Let cool until firm, 1 hour. Break into pieces.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 41 Ratings


Oh my goodness is this recipe YUMMY! I was making it for a tropical-themed party, and no sooner did I finish making it (and tasting it!) when I realized that it was gonna go WAY too fast, so I ...

It took me four attempts to make this recipe work without burning it black in my microwave. The reason is that the recipe fails to mention that you need to take it out and STIR IT THOROUGHLY hal...

Yummy.....I used extra butter in the pan.....I mean you only live once :) ...and instead of the macadamias, I used yummy! I am going to try this recipe again but use almonds next ...

This stuff is wonderful! Easy to make and SOOO good. It is the latest addition to the 20+ Christmas baskets I give out every year. Other items I include: about 10 different kinds of cookies, ...

Tasted great! First I used a micowave safe plastic dish which the bottom melted right off, that was a bit of a mess in my microwave. Then I used a glass dish and everything was great!

Very simple, very quick, very tasty. This is similar to other microwave brittle recipes, but the macadamia nuts add a buttery flavor sometimes lacking in others.

I tried to make this, following the directions, but 2 minutes into the cook time with the nuts in the mixture, I smelled that something was burning. I stopped it and pulled the mixture out. Sm...

Five stars for ease and taste! I have never made candy before and I am so glad this is the first thing that I tried. I used to big of a baking pan though and I had to scoop it together in the mi...

Oh, just yummy! And easy. It made a small batch that didn't quite cover the bottom of an 8x8 inch pan -- but I wouldn't try to microwave any larger quantity at a time because of the danger of s...