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Crunchy Peanut and Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Crunchy Peanut and Pumpkin Seed Brittle recipe
photo by:kraft
Whether you purchase new pumpkin seeds or have some saved from Halloween, this crunchy peanut brittle is one of the more scrumptious ways to use it!
5 min
1 hr 15 min
24 servings
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What You Need

cup  water
cups  sugar
cups  PLANTERS Dry Roasted Peanuts
cup   (4 oz.) pumpkin seeds
tsp.  butter, softened
oz.  BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted

Make It

COVER surface of cutting board with parchment or waxed paper; lightly spray paper with cooking spray. Set aside. Cook water and sugar in large heavy saucepan on high heat 8 to 10 min. or until sugar turns a dark amber color, stirring frequently. Swirl pan and brush down sugar crystals on sides of pan with wet pastry brush just until sugar comes to boil.

REMOVE saucepan from heat; quickly stir in nuts, pumpkin seeds and butter. Immediately pour mixture onto prepared parchment; spread evenly with wooden spoon. While hot, cut into 24 pieces. Cool completely

DRIZZLE or spread thin layer of chocolate over brittle.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Impress your guests! Break brittle over your favorite ice cream and drizzle with rum... they'll love it!
Easy Storage
Store brittle in airtight container up to 2 weeks.
Cooking Know How
The best way to stir nuts into caramel is with a wooden spoon. To remove any leftover caramel from pan or spoon, leave in water 10 min. or until sugar dissolves.
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