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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat a 12-by-17-inchrimmed baking sheet withcooking spray. Bring sugarand corn syrup to a boil in amedium saucepan, stirringand brushing down sides witha wet pastry brush to preventsugar crystals from forming,until sugar dissolves. Cook,swirling occasionally, untilmixture just starts to turn goldenaround edge.

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  • Stir in mix-ins. Cook, stirringoccasionally, until mixtureis pale amber, about8 minutes. Pour onto bakingsheet without spreading.Let cool. Break into pieces.

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  • 5 star values: 8
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Rating: Unrated
09/26/2011
A tip with this recipe - if you add the pine nuts at the beginning of the second cooking stage (the stage that lasts about 8 minutes) the nuts will burn. I added them in in the last minute or so of the cooking process and the pine nuts get lightly toasted but won't burn.