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  • Crunchy Peanut and Pumpkin Seed Brittle

    What do you do with all of those pumpkin seeds when you carve your Jack-o-lanterns? Full of the sweet and salty flavors you love, this crunchy treat makes an awesome, quick go-to snack this Halloween season.

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    Click Step 1 to the right.

  • Step 1: Gather Ingredients

    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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  • Step 2: Make the Brittle

    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.

  • Step 3: Add Peanuts and Pumpkin Seeds

    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.

    Source: KraftRecipes.com

  • Step 4: Add Chocolate!

    Drizzle or spread thin layer of chocolate over brittle. Enjoy!

    Prep Time: 5 min
    Total Time: 1 hr 15 min
    Serves: 24

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