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Pepita Brittle

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups roasted and salted pumpkin seeds

Directions

Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in sugar and honey. Bring to a boil. Cook, without stirring, until mixture is medium amber and a candy thermometer registers 280 °F, about 6 minutes. Stir in pumpkin pie spice and pumpkin seeds. Cook until mixture reaches 300 °F, about 2 minutes. Pour onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Let cool completely. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.