Bacon Beer Brittle




Ingredients: 
½ cup (1 stick) butter
2 cups sugar
½ cup nut brown ale, preferably oak barrel aged
1 teaspoon sea salt
½ cup cooked crumbled bacon
Rounded ½ cup crisped rice cereal
Rounded  ½ cup spiced pecans

Directions:
Lightly grease a baking sheet with butter and set aside. 

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.  Add sugar, beer, and salt and continue to stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.  Bring sugar mixture to a boil and cook to hard crack stage, 300°F. 

Remove from heat and stir in bacon, rice cereal, and pecans before quickly pouring onto prepared cookie sheet. 

Let brittle cool to room temperature, then crack into bite size pieces.  Store in an air- tight container for up to 1 week.


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2 comments:

Robert F. Crocker said...

Beer is no laughing matter. Wars have been started over less...and what about bar fights? Granted we're usually hiding under the table when the glasses start flying but we are certainly not laughing. beer neon signs

jowdjbrown said...

Remove from heat and stir in bacon, rice cereal, and pecans before quickly pouring onto prepared cookie sheet. tap handles