A little sugar, a little spice, and a whole lot of crunch make this easy Passover-ready recipe a family-friendly treat.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a baking sheet with a nonstick baking mat; set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together farfel, pistachios, and cayenne pepper; set aside.

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  • Place sugar and salt in a medium saucepan; add 1/3 cup water and mix to thoroughly dampen. Place saucepan over medium-high heat and cook until medium amber in color, swirling and brushing down sides of saucepan with a pastry brush dipped in water to prevent crystallization. Carefully add butter (mixture will bubble up). Stir until melted and well combined.

  • Working quickly, add farfel mixture and stir to combine. Pour mixture onto prepared baking sheet; using an offset spatula, spread into a very thin layer. Let cool completely. Break brittle into pieces before serving.

Reviews (1)

Rating: Unrated
04/23/2011
I'm trying to figure out the farfel.... and why.... can something else be substituted?