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!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1/2 cup water
2 cups sugar
2 cups PLANTERS Dry Roasted Peanuts
3/4 cup (4 oz.) pumpkin seeds
2 tsp. butter, softened
1 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted
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Let's 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.
Impress your guests! Break brittle over your favorite ice cream and drizzle with rum... they'll love it!
Store brittle in airtight container up to 2 weeks.
This Latin treat makes great gift giving at Christmas time. Place brittle pieces in a cellophane bag and tie with a holiday bow.
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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 24 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.