Recipe courtesy of Columbia Empire Farms

Hazelnut Brittle

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 21 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 1 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 pound
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1 cup white sugar

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup light corn syrup

2 tablespoons butter

21/2 cups roasted unsalted hazelnuts, sliced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Few drops vanilla

Melted chocolate


  1. Put a large pot or kettle over a medium heat. Add sugar, water, and corn syrup and bring to a boil. When mixture comes to a boil, add butter. Cook to 260 degrees F on a candy thermometer without stirring and add the sliced hazelnuts. Bring mixture to 300 degrees F and stir in salt, baking soda and vanilla. Pour mixture onto a greased baking sheet and spread out and allow to cool. Break up into pieces and decorate with melted chocolate.