*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                         HOT AND SWEET NUT BRITTLE
 Recipe By     : COOKING LIVE SHOW #CL8773
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Text Import                  Cooking Live
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      pound         blanched whole almonds
      1/4  cup           cider vinegar
    2      cups          plus 1 tablespoon sugar
    2      teaspoons     salt
    2      teaspoons     ground cumin
    1      teaspoon      ground coriander
      1/2  to 3/4 teasp  ground red pepper (cayenne)
 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place almonds in 15 1/2 x 10 1/2-inch
 jelly-roll pan. Bake 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown, shaking pan
 occasionally. Cool almonds in pan on wire rack.
 While almonds cool, in heavy 3-quart saucepan, heat vinegar and 2 
 sugar to boiling over medium heat. Continue cooking over medium heat 
 mixture turns dark amber in color, 15 to 20 minutes, stirring 
 (If using a thermometer, temperature should read about 360 degrees 
 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix salt, cumin, coriander, ground red 
 and remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Lightly grease large cookie sheet.
 Remove saucepan from heat. Stir spice mixture into hot sugar syrup. 
 almonds, and stir until evenly coated. Immediately pour mixture onto 
 sheet. With 2 forks, spread almond mixture to form a single layer.
 Cool brittle completely on cookie sheet on wire rack. With hands, 
 brittle into small pieces. Store in tightly covered jar or tin for up 
 to a
 Yield: About 1 3/4 pound
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