Tasty And Simple Spiced Rum-Nut Brittle In The Microwave DIY

Unique Christmas cookie recipe #18.  Cayenne pepper and rum in a cashew pecan brittle sounds amazing.  Plus, you can make it in the microwave!  This DIY recipe is another great idea for a cookie baking party where an oven isn’t needed.  I love me a great brittle!  Thanks to Taste of Home for the recipe.


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup

  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 teaspoon butter

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

  • Pinch ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Images from Taste of Home.

For the entire recipe visit Taste of Home.

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