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When I was little my Nanny always had some kind of brittle lying around during the holidays.
Not sure what kind it was exactly.
But I do recall seein’ some.
Only recently did I discover delicious green hulled pumpkin seeds.
So, I thought, well why not add a bit of caramel to them and make a nice lil’ brittle?
Okay so I think real brittle uses nuts instead of seeds and probably has a plethora of other ingredients but I prefer to keep my recipes simple.
I bet you have all 5 of these ingredients in your pantry right now.
So, you gunna make this for Thanksgiving?
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/6 tsp. sea salt
- 1/2 cup green hulled pumpkin seeds
- Pinch curry powder
In a medium sized saucepan, boil sugar, water and sea salt over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Let mixture cook without stirring until it reaches 240 degrees F, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat; add pumpkin seeds and curry powder. Mix well until syrup crystallizes, about 5 minutes.
Return saucepan to medium heat, cook until sugar is completely melted and starts to turn a caramel color, approximately 6 minutes.
Pour caramel onto parchment paper; cover with another sheet of parchment paper.
Roll on top with a rolling pin to ensure flatness. Set aside to cool before serving. Enjoy.
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It’s so fun and easy. My kiddos love it too.
What an awesome and easy treat. Definitely something different to bring to Thanksgiving dinner.
I would love to attend your Clean Eating class but Minnesota is too far away! Boo! 🙁 Next time you do something in MN you should let me know and I’ll definitely be there. 🙂
Thanks Nizzy; wish you could come to my class! I wish we lived closer but if I’m out in MN you’ll be the first one I tell. xoxo
Um, yes please! And a pinch of curry? Yum. One more thing…can I come to IFBC with you 🙂 Heehee. Have fun!
I wish you could come; I MISS YOU!!!!! You just made me smile; thanks Maggie. Have a fabulous day. xoxo